El Palacio Volume 4

El Palacio Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... rat family. Utset is now the mediator between man and Sussistinnako. Uyuuyewe, Younger War Hero. Uyuuyewe and Ma-a-se-we were the killers of Skoyo. They are now the gods of the San Dia Mountains. Wai-ii-chahn-n1', Medicine water bowl. Y a-ya, mother; also the wooden household images. Safely hidden in the Jemez hills the tiny valley lies. The singing stream, the willows and the pines alone remain as guardians. Have you heard the brook in the Rite? Have you heard the murmuring of the pines? Have you heard the whispering of the willows? ''he brook, sings the song of the maidens, The pines, tell the wisdom of the old men, The willows, the love of the youth. From whom did they learn these things? From the dwellers in the valley, From the priests in the klvas, From the warriors and the hunters, who have joined the lost others. But whose spirits still dwell in the valley. Dill PECOS The pifion-covered guardian hills looked on a city of two thousand souls; They see it still, they hear the songs, they see the children play; They see the warriors and the toilers as they come and go. But all the heedless traveler sees, Is ruined walls, a crumbling mission church. Before whose empty nave the cross of Jesus stands. 0, Pecos, grave of hopes. you sleep in company with Tyre and Babylon. At Abo, the ruins of a mission stand. scarce heeded by the passer-by. But still those crumbling walls bear witness to the reverence and care, Bestowed by long' gone hands, who strove to plant the Cross.. Viflth the falling of the roof, did God abandon it? No. Still he dwells within, and if your ears can hear His voice above the tumult ot' the world, He says "YVell done." What is the spell of the desert? The calm of its limitless distance, The...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236771850
  • 9781236771858