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PART II - CHAPTER X

from within. Upon it I saw the delicate, studied lines of my mother's writing-brush. I passed hastily over the formal opening sentences, and then my eyes fell upon these words, and they were the kernel of the letter:
" Your brother, who has been in foreign countries these many months, now writes me that he wishes to take in marriage a foreign female."
Then the formal closing sentences. That was all. But, O My Sister, I could feel my mother's heart bleeding through the scanty words ! I cried aloud :
" O cruel and insane brother-O wicked and cruel son!" until the maidservants hastened in to comfort me and to beg me remember that anger would poison my milk for the child.
Then seeing that I was seized with so great a flood of tears that I could not stem it, they sat down upon the floor and wept loudly with me, in order to drain my rage from me. When I had wept myself to calmness and had wearied of their noise, I bade them be silent and I sent for Wang Da Ma. I said to her:
" Wait yet another hour until my son's father comes home that I may open the letter before him and know what he would bid me do. I will ask permission to go to my mother. Meanwhile, eat rice and meat for your refreshment."

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