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PART II - CHAPTER XI

had not my father ever loved above all things in the world beauty in women?
But my husband laughed shortly.
" Ha! Not all Chinese women are beautiful, and not all foreign women are ugly! The daughter of Li, to whom your brother is betrothed, is not a beauty, I hear. They say in the tea-shops that her lips are too wide-that they are curved downward like a rice-sickle-"
" What have the idlers of the tea-shops to do, speaking of such a thing?" I cried in indignation. "She is a respectable maiden, and her family is noble!"
He shrugged his shoulders.
" I only mention what I hear and what your brother must have heard," he replied. "It may be that such talk has made it more easy to fix his wandering heart upon another woman."
We were silent an instant.
" And these foreign women!" he continued, smoking and musing, "some of them are like the White Star for beauty! Clear eyes-free bodies-" '
I turned, and I opened my eyes wide at my husband. But he did not see me. He went on:
" Those beautiful, bare arms of theirs-they

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