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PART II - CHAPTER XVI

his father's. On his first birthday we had bought him a hat like a man's, of black velvet, fitting his head closely, and with a red button on top. This I placed on his head. I touched his chin, his cheeks, and his forehead with a brush dipped in vermilion. When he was ready he was so beautiful that I was frightened lest the gods consider that he was too lovely for a human being and be moved to destroy him.
And so his grandmother thought when she saw him. She lifted him against her, and her round cheeks shook with pleasure and laughter. She smelled his fragrant flesh, and she said again and again in a sort of ecstasy:
" Ah, my little one-ah, my son's son !"
I was moved by her emotion and reproached myself that I had not brought him more often to her. I could not regret that we had taken him for ourselves; this was part of that inevitable of which Mrs. Liu spoke. But I was sorry for any one who must grow old without his continual presence. I stood smiling therefore as she adored the child. Then she looked at him afresh and said quickly, turning his face from side to side with her hands upon his cheeks:
" But what is this? You have done nothing to protect him from the gods ! What carelessness is

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