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A Kvioht-Ebbant of thb Foot-Hills 463 9^- lii^ MARUJA AND OTHER TALES I MAEUJA CHAPTER I ' Mo Binire was breaking on the highroad to San Joai.
Much of this was due to the fact that the original casa — an adobe house of no mean pretensiona, dating back to the early Spanish occupation — had been kept intact, sheathed in a shell of dark red wood, and still retaining its patio, or inner courtyard, surrounded by low galleries, while additions, greater in extent than the main building, had been erected — not as wings and projection^ but massed upon it on either aide, changing itj ri|yd yjinft Tn outlines to a vague parallelo ^m.