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PART I - CHAPTER II

little, shining like a wax-petalled flower, as it turned to my father. She said something in a low voice, scarcely moving her lips, and a roar of laughter went up from the men. Her smile was unchanged, slight, subtle, and she did not laugh.
This time my mother herself discovered me. She seldom left the house even to walk in the courts, but the heat of the night had driven tier forth, and her sharp eyes discerned me immediately. She commanded me to retire at once to my room, and following me there she slapped the palms of my hands sharply with her folded bamboo fan and asked me scornfully if I desired to see harlots at their work. I was ashamed and wept.
The next day she ordered opaque shell lattices to be placed over the moon-gate, and I never looked through it again.
But my mother was none the less kind to the Fourth Lady. The servants praised her loudly for this forbearance, although I think the other concubines would have been glad to see her cruel, as a first lady so often is to the others. Perhaps my mother knew what was in store.
After her baby was born, the Fourth Lady thought that of course my father would take her about with him again. She did not nurse the child

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