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PART II - CHAPTER X

mother's words, therefore, and resolutely applied myself to my duties.
I remember my brother again clearly on that day when he desired to go to Peking to school. He came into our mother's presence to ask her formal permission, and I was there. Since he had already obtained our father's consent, his coming to our mother was only a courtesy. Our mother could scarcely forbid what our father allowed. But my brother was always scrupulous in the observance of proper outward custom.
He stood before her clad in a gown of thin grey silk, for it was summer. Upon his thumb was a ring of jade. My brother is ever a lover of beautiful things. That day he made me think of a silver reed for grace. He held his head drooping a little before our mother, his eyes cast down. But from where I sat I could see his eyes gleaming between the lids.
" My mother," he said, "if you are willing, I should like to study further at the university in Peking."
She knew of course that she must consent. He knew that she would have forbidden it if she could. But where another would have dallied with complaining and weeping, she spoke at once quietly and firmly.

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