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"Yes?" he asked, looking up from his book.
" Tell me about the lady who called to-day," I asked.
He leaned back in his chair and looked at me reflectively.
" What about her? She is a graduate of a big Western college for women called Vassar. She is clever and interesting, as one likes a woman to be. Besides, she is rearing three magnificent boysintelligent, clean, well cared for. It does my heart good to see them."
Oh, I hate her-I hate her! Oh, what can I do? Is there only one way to his heart?-She was not pretty at all
" Do you think her pretty?" I whispered.
" Well, yes, I do," he answered stoutly. "She is healthy and sensible and walks on sound, steady feet."
He stared into space. I thought desperately for a few minutes. There was only one way for women. How could I-and yet my mother's words were, "You must please your husband."
My husband sat staring thoughtfully across the room. I did not know what was in his mind. But I knew this: although I wore peach-coloured satin and had pearls in my ears, although my hair was smooth and black and shining in cunningly

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arranged coils, although I stood at his shoulder so close that a slight motion of his body would have brought his hand to mine, yet he was not thinking of me.
Then I hung my head lower and gave myself into his hands. I renounced my past. I said: "If you will tell me how, I will'unbind my feet."

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