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PART II - CHAPTER XV

haughty bearing. She entered as the reigning queen might enter the presence of the imperial dowager.
My mother fixed her eyes upon the foreigner. Their eyes met, and instantly they declared themselves enemies. Then my mother turned her eyes haughtily away and gazed into space beyond the open door.
The foreigner said something to my brother in a calm voice. I knew afterwards it was this:
" Am I to kneel now?"
He nodded, and together they knelt before our mother, and my brother began to speak the words he had previously prepared.
" Most Ancient and Honourable, I am returned from foreign countries at your command, to the kind presence of my parents, I your unworthy son. I rejoice that our mother has seen fit to accept our useless gifts. I say "our", because I have brought with me my wife, of whom I wrote in a letter through the hand of my friend. She comes as the daughter-in-law of my mother. Although in her veins is foreign blood, she wishes me to tell our honourable mother that since she is married to me her heart has become Chinese. She takes upon herself voluntarily the race and customs of our family. She renounces her own. Her sons

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