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PART II - CHAPTER XIV

erect, and when he is not speaking his face is unsmiling. He wears no rings or ornaments of any kind, except a plain gold ring upon one hand on the third finger. This ring has not even a jewel of any kind set into it. The rigid dark clothes of the West mark more clearly his pallor.
Even when he sits, it is as foreigners sit, with one knee placed over the other. He speaks without effort the foreign language to my husband and to her, and the words roll from their mouths with a clatter like that of pebbles against a rock.
He is altogether changed. Even his eyes are changed. They are no longer cast down. They are swift and fearless, and they look boldly at the person to whom he speaks. He wears spectacles made curiously of gold and some sort of dark shell, and they make him in appearance older than he is.
But his lips are still the lips of our motherthin, delicate, pressed together in repose. Only on my brother's lips there hangs yet a trace of the old childish sullenness that always came when he was refused a desire. By this I knew my brother.
I and my son, we are the only Chinese among us, I think. They stand there in our house, wrapped in their strange dress, talking their

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