Pancho and Panchita; A Tale of the Southwest

Pancho and Panchita; A Tale of the Southwest

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...sticks. They are very good, with a nice piece of pork and some peppers." " With pleasure, I would," answered Ignacio, " if it were possible. Who will care for the baths while I do?" " Will you, Joaquin? " " Surely," said the man. " Though just now no one will come, and the campers have all bathed." Ignacio needed no further persuasion. They were all soon seated merrily around the impromptu table, while Serafina waited on them, producing from a basket which she had hung on a tree behind the tent some persimmons and late grapes for dessert. " And where did you get these, Serafina," asked Ignacio, after the children had finished expressing their pleasure. " From Josefina, to whom a 'tourist ' gave some yesterday, when she permitted her to take the picture of the little ones." " So pretty are they, those little ones," said Ignacio. " But where is Antonio? He has not gone back yet to Santa Juana?" " No," said the Indian woman. " He has gone down the valley to the Sefiora Marta, who will go to stay with them for a week. But first I gave him a little to eat." When dinner was over, and the dishes washed and put away, she took 'Chita by the hand and went down to the pool. The child was clamorous for a bath in the steaming water, probably with a desire to put on her new bathing-suit. But Pancho wavered between a plunge and the wish to accompany Ignacio on his shooting expedition. "You have plenty of time for both," said Ignacio, " and to wait a little for the bath. It is not good to go in so soon after you have " When do you start for the quail?" asked the boy....show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236871138
  • 9781236871138