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PART II - CHAPTER XVI

I said nothing then, since I did not wish to discourage him. But in my heart I knew that we Chinese women do not love others so easily. It is more likely that the women will remember the daughter of Li who waits for the consummation of her marriage.
I questioned secretly the messenger from my mother, and he replied that during the previous night my mother had been very ill so that they all feared that even at that moment she might pass over into the abode of the dead. But they caused prayers to be said and priests to be called, and she was better, and by the morning she had miraculously recovered sufficiently to write the letter with her own hand.
I understood at once what had happened. Seeing death approach she feared that her son would never return to his home and his duty, and at that moment she vowed that she would summon him if the gods would spare her life.
My heart ached for her humiliation, and I longed to go to her at once, but my husband said :
" Wait ! She has strength but for one thing at a time. For the weak even sympathy is too heavy to be borne."
I restrained myself therefore, and helped my

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