And Gamacho, who to-morrow will be probably one of our high officials, is a stranger, too an Isleno. And do you think that Gamacho, then, would have ever become a hero with the democracy of this place, like our Capataz? Of course not. He isn't half the man. No; decidedly, I think that Nostromo is a fool." The doctor's talk was distasteful to the builder of railways.