[Translation of the Nahuatl (right-hand column) by James Lockhart:]
and the blacks were called soiled gods.
After that they ate white tortillas, grains of maize, turkey eggs, turkeys, and all the fruits: custard apple, mamey, yellow sapota, black sapota, sweet potato, manioc, white sweet potato, yellow sweet potato, colored sweet potato, jícama, plum, jobo, guava, cuajilote, avocado, acacia [bean], tejocote, American cherry, tuna cactus fruit, mulberry, white cactus fruit, yellow cactus fruit, whitish-red cactus fruit, pitahaya, water pitahaya. And the food for the deer was pipillo and tlachicaztli.
They say that Moteucçoma sent the witches, the rainmakers, to see what [the Spaniards] were like and perhaps be able to enchant them, cast spells on them, to use conjury or the evil eye on them or hurl something else at them, perhaps addressing some words of wizardry to them so that they would take sick, die, or turn back. But when they performed the assignment they had been given concerning the Spaniards,
[Translation of the Spanish (left-hand column) by James Lockhart:]
were black gods.
They all ate the white bread, without blood, that they brought, and the eggs and fowl, and the fruit that they presented to them, and they also received food for the horses.
Moteucçoma sent those diviners, soothsayers, and necromancers to see if they could make some enchantment or bewitchment against them so that they would sicken or die or go back. They used all their procedures against the Spaniards, as Moteucçoma had ordered them, but nothing did them any good or had any effect, so they returned to tell Moteucçoma the news of what had happened. They told him that those people whom they had seen were very strong, and that they were nothing against them.