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PART II - CHAPTER X

our love, and my involuntary eyes fell upon our son, playing still with the little sesame cakes. What had I to say of comfort to my mother?
Yet I longed to speak.
" It may be that the foreign woman-" I began timidly.
But she struck her long pipe upon the floor. She had just taken it from the table and had begun to fill it with hasty, trembling fingers.
" Let us have no talk about that one," she said sharply. "I have spoken. Now it is for my son to obey. He shall return and marry the daughter of Li, his betrothed, and of her shall his first seed come. Thus can his duty be fulfilled to the Ancient Ones. Then he may take whom he likes for a small wife ! Shall I expect the son to be more perfect than the father? But be silent now and leave me. I am very tired. I must rest a while upon my bed."
I could say no more. I saw indeed that she was very pale, and that her body drooped like a withered reed. I took up my son, therefore, and withdrew from her presence.

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