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PART II - CHAPTER XII

"If she marries a man of our race, she must give him the freedom to which he is accustomed. She cannot bring her foreign ways here."
My husband looked at me and smiled most curiously. I could not understand him. Then he spoke:
" Suppose I said that I wished to take a small wife-a concubine?"
Something cold smote me like snow thrust into my bare bosom. I whispered:
" Oh, no, my lord-you never could-not now! I have given you a son!"
He leaped to his feet, and I felt his arm about my shoulders. He was murmuring :
" No, no, my little heart-I do not mean that. I would not-could not, indeed-"
But his other words had been too sudden. They are the words which many a wife fears and even expects, but I had not, since he loved me. Now without warning he had driven into my heart all the anguish of my mother and the anguish of a hundred generations of women who loved their lords and lost their favour. I fell to sudden weeping that I could not control.
Then my husband comforted me, holding my hands and-murmuring-but I cannot tell you his words, My Sister. Spoken again even between

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