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PART II - CHAPTER XI

I was alarmed.
" Oh, why do you think this?" I asked.
" Why do you think he will?" he questioned in return, puffing out lengths of tobacco smoke from his mouth.
I drew away from him.
" No, do not reply with questions. I do not know-I am not clever, and never at reasons ! If I have a real reason it is that he has been taught to know obedience to parents as the foundation of the State, and a son's duty-"
" Old foundations are breaking-have broken." He interrupted me with a significant look. "There must be stronger reasons than that in these days!"
I was filled with doubt as he spoke. Then I remembered a secret comfort of my own-a thing I had not spoken aloud. This was my inner thought.
" But foreign women are so ugly," I whispered. "How shall a man of our race marry among them? Their own men have no recourse, but-"
I fell silent, for I was ashamed to speak of men thus before my husband. Yet how could a man desire such women as that one we had seen before my son's birth? Such light, flat eyes and faded hair, such coarse hands and feet? I knew my brother ! Was he not the son of my father, and

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