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PART I - CHAPTER IV

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But when the dishes came he took them as part of the meal without question. He scarcely tasted them and made no speech of them. I sat watching him eagerly, but he said nothing, eating the bamboo shoots as though they were cabbage from a farmer's garden !
That night when the pangs of my disappointment were past I said to myself :

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