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"'It looks to me like an invitation to supper,' says I.
"So every day this seiorita sits behind the barred
windows and exhausts a conservatory or two, one posy at
a time. And O'Connor walks like a Dominecker rooster
and swells his chest and swears to me he will win her b-,.
feats of arms and big deeds on the gory field of battle.
"By and by the revolution began to get ripe. One day
O'Connor takes me into the back room and tells me all.
"'Bowers,' says he, 'at twelve o'clock one week from
to-day the struggle will take place. It has pleased ye Lt
find amusement and diversion in this project because ye
have not sense enough to perceive that it is easily accom-
plished by a man of courage, intelligence, and histori l
superiority, such as meself. The whole world over.
says he, 'the O'Connors have ruled men, women, an i
nations. To subdue a small and indifferent country like
this is a trifle. Ye see what little, barefooted manikihn
the men of it are. I could lick four of 'em single-handed.'
"'No doubt,' says I. 'But could you lick six? And
suppose they hurled an army of seventeen against you?"
"'Listen,' says O'Connor, 'to what will occur. At nooi
next Tuesday 25,000 patriots will rise up in the towns (,i
the republic. The government will be absolutely unlpr'-
pared. The public buildings will be taken, the reguli
army made prisoners, and the new administration set up
In the capital it will not be so easy on account of most of
the army being stationed there. They will occupy thI
president's palace and the strongly fortified govermnel
buildimns and stand a siege. But on the very day of tle
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Henry, O., 1862-1910. Rolling Stones, book, 1912; Garden City, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139359/m1/49/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.