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PART I - CHAPTER III

autocratic and that he would not have his wife a servant in the home.
It all came from a small matter indeed. When the wedding festivities were over I presented myself to his mother thus : I rose early and, calling a slave, I desired her to bring hot water and I poured it into a brass basin and then, the slave proceeding before me, I went into the presence of my husband's mother. Bowing, I said to her:
" I beg that the honourable one will consent to refresh herself with bathing in this hot water."
She lay in her bed, a huge, mountainous mass under the satin quilts. I dared not look at her as she sat up to lave her hands and face. When she had finished she motioned me without speaking to remove the basin and withdraw. I do not know whether my hand caught in the heavy silken curtains of the bed, or whether-being frightenedmy hand shook, so that when I lifted the basin it tipped, and a little water spilled upon the bed. I felt my blood stop with fright. My mother-inlaw cried angrily in a hoarse voice :
" Now then ! What is this for a daughter-in-law!"
I knew I must not speak to excuse myself. I turned therefore and bearing the basin unsteadily because of tears blinding my eyes, I went out from

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