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PART I - CHAPTER I

It is nothing for my sake, but only for his, when I tell you I see that there are others less fair than I. I see that my eyes are clearly defined, the white from the black; I see that my ears are small and delicately pressed to my head, so that the rings of jade and gold cling close; I see that my mouth is small also, and makes the approved curve in the oval of my face. I wish only that I were not so pale, and that the line of my brows were carried an eighth of an inch farther toward the temples. I correct my paleness with a touch of rose upon my palms rubbed against my cheeks. A brush dipped in black perfects my brows.
I am fair enough then, and prepared for him. But the instant his eyes fall on me I perceive that he observes nothing-neither lips nor brows. His thoughts are wandering over the earth, over the sea, everywhere except where I stand waiting for him !

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When the geomancer had set the day for my marriage, when the red lacquered boxes were packed to the brim, when scarlet-flowered satin quilts were heaped high on the tables, and the wedding-cakes piled like pagodas, my mother bade

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