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PART II - CHAPTER XII

"0 my honoured father!" I begged, "consider his tender years. His little stomach is used only to soft food. I beg you-"
But my father waved his hand to silence me and talked to the child. I was compelled to submit.
" But you are a man! And does your mother still feed you on pap? My daughter, I have had sons also-many sons, four or five?-I cannot remember. At any rate, I know more about sons than the mother of only one, even of such a one!" He rumbled a great laugh and continued, "Ah, if my son, your brother, but breeds me such a one as this by the daughter of Li to worship my old bonesl"
Since he had mentioned my brother I was emboldened to ask:
" But if he weds a foreigner, my father? It is this fear which wastes away my mother's heart until she is day by day weaker in body."
" Pst ! He cannot," he replied lightly. "How can he wed without my consent? It is not legal. Your mother is needlessly agitated over this whole affair. I have said to her this very morning:
" 'Cease your foolish fretting. Let the lad play with his foreigner. He is twenty-four years old, and his blood urges him. It is nothing. At his

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