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PART I - CHAPTER II

I stood for a long time listening for the laughter of the feasters, wondering wistfully if my brother were then in the midst of the gaiety, when suddenly I felt my arm pulled sharply. It was Wang Da Ma, my mother's chief servant, and she cried:
" Now will I tell your mother if I see this again ! Who has ever seen before such an immodest maid to go peeping at the men !"
I dared not speak more than a whispered excuse for shame.
" I sought my brother only."
But she answered firmly:
" Your brother now is also a man."
Therefore I seldom saw him again.
But I heard that he loved study and early became proficient in the Four Books and the Five Classics, so that my father at last heeded his beseeching and allowed him to go to a foreign school in Peking. At the time of my marriage he was studying in the National University in Peking, and in his letters home he constantly asked to be allowed to go to America. At first my parents would not hear of such a thing, nor did my mother ever agree to it. But my father disliked trouble, and I could see that in the end my brother might prevail by importuning.
In the two vacations he spent at home before I

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