She had known personally but one Mexican
, who made and sold excellent tamales, and whom she would have trusted implicitly, so softspoken was he.
It is there that the fugitive slave, and the Mexican
prisoner on parole, and the Indian come to plead the wrongs of his race should find them; on that separate but more free and honorable ground, where the State places those who are not with her, but against her--the only house in a slave State in which a free man can abide with honor.
The horses owned by the Arickaras are, for the most part, of the wild stock of the prairies; some, however, had been obtained from the Poncas, Pawnees, and other tribes to the southwest, who had stolen them from the Spaniards in the course of horse-stealing expeditions into Mexican
Wyatt and party, a Mexican
officer, wife, four children, and myself, with a negro valet.
People talk of the transparent waters of the Mexican
Bay of Acapulco, but in my own experience I know they cannot compare with those I am speaking of.
While I was in the full flush of this ardor there came to see our school, one day, a Mexican
gentleman who was studying the American system of education; a mild, fat, saffron man, whom I could almost have died to please for Cervantes' and Don Quixote's sake, because I knew he spoke their tongue.
with a knife, miss," he answered, moistening his parched lips and clearing hip throat.
asked a squat and hairy man, with cruel eyes and Mexican
Once in every decade there shall be a general settlement, when the balance due shall be paid to the creditor nation in Mexican
Dunfer's, on the road from Hutton's to Mexican
Hill, the highway dips into a sunless ravine which opens out on either hand in a half-confidential manner, as if it had a secret to impart at some more convenient season.
Then there was a Mexican
who sold big slabs of brown chewing taffy for five cents each.
What is the meaning of the fact that to-day the capitalists of the United States own hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars of Mexican
bonds, Russian bonds, Italian bonds, Grecian bonds?