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I wish you pleasure," he said. "You thought I was a bear in that tree. Na-hi, all right, I have three bears for you, a mother and two cubs. Nu-ui-nu ma-kue-he [come out, bear]," he said. The pa-ci-to, while running this way and that behind trees and bushes, made ready with his bow and arrows. The me-chemo-a climbed a tree. The animals came out, one by one, and were killed. "I give you these," said Klis-to. "I have just arrived here from the sky. When you speak of me to the me-to-se-ne-ni [Indian people] they will want proof that you saw me.
Juan paused for a long moment and then, measuring his words, he replied: "Pedro, if anyone else had told me that, I would have killed him. " People wondered how two young men could be so unlike in character and yet so close in friendship. Some thought that Juan, because of his supine goodness, was incapable of seeing faults in a friend. And Pedro, indeed, had his faults. He was selfish and given to the exploitation of any virtue or vice in others, friends included, if he could gain a few pesos in so doing.
The horse and his rider spent the night near the sea. At dawn a fish came to the shore. The horse said that it should be fed. "He may fit in our plans later," he said. '" "We should be on our way," said the Bony One. "Mount now, blindfold yourself, lift the reins, and we shall cross the sea. When they reached the distant shore the horse had changed to a high-spirited animal of seven colors. They proceeded to the plaza of a large city. "Now, Juan, we shall do a vuelta around the square so the princess can see us.