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PART I - CHAPTER V

Oh, how eagerly I gazed at everything ! It seemed that somehow there must be a great change. But everything was its natural self, ordered and quiet and accustomed in the courtyards, except for the laughter of the concubines' children and the bustling of busy servants, smiling and shouting in greeting as they saw me. The sunshine of early autumn streamed across the flower walls and glazed tiles in the courts, and shone upon the shrubs and pools. The latticed doors and windows on the south side of the rooms were thrown wide to catch the warmth and light, and the sun, filtering through, caught the edge of carven wood and painted beams within. Although I knew my place was no longer there, my spirit in spite of this rested in its true home.
I missed only one thing, one fair, teasing face.
" Where is the Fourth Lady?" I asked.
My mother called a slave to fill her pipe and then answered casually:
" La-may? Ah, I sent her to visit in the country for a change of air."
From her tone I knew better than to question further. But afterwards in the evening when I was preparing for sleep in my childhood room, old Wang Da Ma came in to brush out my hair and braid it, as she always used to do. Then in her

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