Chapter 14:

Tasio: Lunatic or Sage

(The Summary of “Noli Me Tangere”)

After leaving the cemetery, Tasio the sage wanders about the street aimlessly.  He sees two boys aged ten and seven, and tells them that their mother has prepared a meal for them to be taken when they get home.  Don Filipo invites Tasio to his house, and a discussion on the existence of purgatory follows.  Tasio thinks that the place called purgatory does not exist since neither the bible nor Jesus Christ mentions it.

Learn this Filipino word:

nawalán ng bibíg