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PART I - CHAPTER IX

from the sight of his grandparents, night and day. Already they hang on the thought of him fondly. My husband's father, who has never spoken a word to me, sent for me the other day and talked with me, and I could see that to his aged mind it was as though his grandson were already born.
Oh, I long to keep him to ourselves ! I am reconciled to the little foreign house and the strange ways if we can keep our son here, just the three of us. But I know the proper traditions of our people. It is not to be supposed that I may have my first-born for my own. He belongs to all the family.
My husband is most unhappy about it. He frowns and mutters that the child will be ruined by foolish slave-girls and over-much feeding and harmful luxury. He paces the floor, and once he even grieved that the child was to be born. I was frightened then lest the gods grow angry at his ingratitude, and I begged him to be silent.
" We must endure what is the right custom," I told him, my heart aching the while with longing to keep my child.
But now he has become quiet again and very grave. He speaks no more concerning his parents. I wonder what he has determined upon in his mind, that he does not speak? But as for me, I

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