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PART I - CHAPTER IV

to appear before him. Even though I have not slept for restlessness in the night I rise early and wash my face in steaming, scented water and smooth it with oils and perfumes, longing to catch his heart unaware in the morning. But however early I rise he is always at his table studying.
Each day it is the same. I cough softly and turn ever so slightly the round handle of his door. Ah, those strange hard knobs, how I have had to turn and turn many times to learn their secret ! He is impatient with my fumbling, and I practice therefore in his absence. But even then sometimes in the early morning my fingers slip upon the smooth, cold porcelain, and then my heart sinks as I try to make haste. He dislikes slowness, and he moves his body so rapidly when he walks that I am afraid he will injure himself.
But he does nothing to protect his body. Day after day when I present the hot tea in the chill of the morning he accepts it without lifting his eyes from the book. Of what use is it then that I sent a servant at dawn to buy fresh jasmine for my hair? Even its fragrance does not creep through the pages of the foreign book. Eleven mornings out of twelve when I return in his absence to see if he had drunk his tea, he has not moved the lid from the bowl and the leaves

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