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PART II - CHAPTER XVI

Since she is frank like my husband, I answered without pretence:
" There is love between my brother and that one, but my mother is dying of her disappointment. You know how frail she is at best, now, as age comes on her."
She sighed and shook her head.
" I know-ah, yes, I see it often now. These are ruthless days for the old. There is no compromise possible between old and young. They are as clearly divided as though a new knife severed a branch from a tree."
" It is very wrong," I said in a low voice.
" Not wrong," she replied, "only inevitable. And that is the saddest thing in the world."

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While we waited, therefore, helpless for a sign of what to do, I could not forget my mother. I pondered what Mrs. Liu had said, that these were sorrowful days for the aged, and to ease myself I said:
" I will take my son to visit his father's parents. They also are aged and longing."
My heart was softened to all those who are old. I dressed my son then in his long satin coat like

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