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really as uncultivated and savage as this sounds on your lips?"
" No," he replied slowly. "It is partly because their nation is young, and youth takes its pleasures in crude form. But I speak of this because your brother is young too. And even if you do not like to hear it, yet it is not to be forgotten that the lips of his betrothed are wide and curved like a rice-sickle." He smiled again, and seating himself he fell to staring at the moon.
My husband is wise. I cannot lightly cast aside his words. From what he has said I begin to perceive that there is some transient charm about the uncovered flesh of these foreign women. Hearing him speak, I am disturbed by it. It makes me remember the glittering eyes and the laughter of my father and his favourite concubine. I shudder, and yet I cannot draw my thoughts away.
I pondered, therefore. It is true that my brother is a man. Moreover, his continued silence is an evil sign. It has ever been his way from childhood to let silence deepen with determination. As a babe, if our mother forbade him something Wang Da Ma said he would grow suddenly silent and seize the thing yet more firmly.

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I placed the harp in its lacquered case at last with a sigh. The moon had yielded itself to the clouds utterly and light rain began to fall. The night's mood changed; we went into the house. I slept ill.

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