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PART I - CHAPTER III

college, and the second two his ability as a doctor in Western medicine. I asked if these marks were equal in degree to our ancient "han-lin", and he laughed again and said there was no comparison. This diploma is framed behind glass and hangs in the honoured place upon the wall, where, in the guest-hall at my mother's house, is the stately painting of the old Ming emperor.
But this hideous Western house! How, I thought, shall I ever feel it my home? The windows have large panes of clear glass instead of latticed carving with opaque rice paper. The hard sunlight glitters upon the white walls and startles each bit of dust upon the furniture. I am not accustomed to this merciless light. If I touch vermilion to my lips and smooth rice powder upon my brow as I have been taught to do, this light searches it out so that my husband says:
" Do not, I beg, paint yourself for me in this way. I prefer women to appear natural."
Yet not to use the softness of powder and the warmth of vermilion is to leave unfinished the emphasis of beauty. It is as though I should consider my hair brushed without the final smoothness of oil, or should place upon my feet shoes that had no embroidery. In a Chinese house the light is dimmed by lattice and carving

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