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  • A curious countryman followed his glance and watched all his movements; this was Elias, who had also come to witness the ceremony, but in his salakot and rough attire he was almost unrecognizable.

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  • The leper approached the basket, picked up the jeweled locket, which glittered in his hands, then fell upon his knees, kissed it, and taking off his salakot buried his forehead in the dust where the maiden had stepped.

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  • It was a man miserably dressed, wearing a broad salakot of palm leaves.

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  • He took some buyo from his salakot and began to chew it while he stared stupidly at what was going on around him.

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  • While this was taking place, a rustic in a wide salakot with a big bandage on his neck was examining the corpse and the rope.

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  • The shorter took some cards from his salakot, while the other struck a match, in the light from which they stared at each other, but, from the expressions on their faces, apparently without recognition.

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  • "I was looking, sir, to see if I could recognize him," stammered the rustic, partly uncovering, but in such a way that his salakot fell lower.

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  • He removed his salakot respectfully as they approached.

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  • If the curate and the Indian are both on horseback, then the Indian should stop and take off his hat or salakot reverently; and finally, if the Indian is on horseback and the curate on foot, the Indian should alight and not mount again until the curate has told him to go on, or is far away.

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  • Doña Consolacion would then claim that she had seen the curate, disguised in a piña camisa and salakot, walking about late.

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