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event which becomes the occasion of a fiesta, and then, away dull care! What matters it that there is no rie for the pot, and no fish on the fire. It is all one in the long end anyway.
the national sport
The There is no phase of Filipino life less ap-
Glory preciated and more worthy than the status and
^ conditions of womanhood. The Filipina woman
Filipina equal of the Filipino man, provided, of
Womanhood / . __ ' f.
course, that such is the case. Her Chinese sister
limps in small-footed helplessness; her Hindoo cousin creeps about behind a veil, her Mohammedan relative is a harem slave, and even her Japanese neighbor is a doll to look at, but the Filipina stands up straight and with bare