Latour confesses he wishes Vaillant will stay in Santa Fe because he misses his company

Latour confesses he wishes Vaillant will stay in Santa Fe because he misses his company

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Latour confesses he wishes Vaillant will stay in Santa Fe because he misses his company. Vaillant  replies that his vocation is to save lost Catholics. Vaillant commends the Mexicans for being like little  children who need encouragement. Vaillant tells Latour about a Pima Indian, who took Vaillant to a  cave where his tribe has hidden artifacts for celebrating the Mass. The Pimas have hidden the  articles to protect them from hostile Apaches. Vaillant wants to uncover the hidden treasures of faith  in the Mexican people. Latour responds that he needs Vaillant, too, but he relinquishes his desire  because duty requires it. Magdalena appears to feed the doves and pick flowers. She has recovered her beauty and vitality.  Latour says he thinks she might marry again, but Vaillant says she has had enough trouble. Whereas Fray Baltazar grew fruit trees for his own enjoyment and at the expense of the Indian 
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.

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