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  • As to language, careful study has shown, on the other hand, that none of the numerous indigenous tongues of the present-day Mexican aborigines bear any resemblance whatever to Asiatic tongues, except that some likeness between Otomie and Chinese is traced: whilst some points of similarity are adduced with the speech of the Esquimaux.

    Mexico Its Ancient and Modern Civilisation, History, Political Conditions, Topography, Natural Resources, Industries and General Development

  • Otomie that had broken from our rule upon this very question of human sacrifice, but which was not yet subjugated by the Spaniards.

    Montezuma's Daughter

  • Otomie had heard also, and though she did not understand the words, she read the face of Cortes, and knew well that I was being taken to imprisonment or death.

    Montezuma's Daughter

  • Presently I raised my eyes and spoke to Otomie, who was at my side, asking her if she would not send our son away with the others, passing him off as the child of common people.

    Montezuma's Daughter

  • The gulf between us widened with the widening years, but still the thought of her went with me like my shadow; it shone across the stormy love of Otomie, I remembered it even in my children's kiss.

    Montezuma's Daughter

  • Shall this man be given to Otomie as husband and be sworn as one of us, or shall he be killed instantly?

    Montezuma's Daughter

  • Also in these days I saw little of the princess Otomie, the chief of my destined brides, who since our strange love scene had avoided me, and when we met at feasts or in the gardens spoke to me only on indifferent matters, or of the affairs of state.

    Montezuma's Daughter

  • Perhaps I have not long to live, but till I die I am yours, Otomie my wife. '

    Montezuma's Daughter

  • We talked of how we first had met, of how Otomie had been vowed to me as the wife of Tezcat,

    Montezuma's Daughter

  • From him I inquired of the doings of de Garcia or Sarceda, and learned that he was still in the service of Cortes, but that Marina had been true to her word, and had brought disgrace upon him because he had threatened to put Otomie to the torture.

    Montezuma's Daughter

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