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PART II - CHAPTER XVII

my brother's wife. I dared not allow my mother to know that I came to see any one else except her alone, and indeed I was determined that I would not even mention the foreigner to my mother unless she gave me opportunity.
I went straight into my mother's presence without lingering in the courts, although as soon as I came into the women's quarters the Second Lady came to the threshold of the moon-gate and beckoned to me from behind an oleander tree. But I merely bowed and passed on into my mother's presence.
After my greetings were over we spoke first of my son, and then I took courage to examine my mother's face. I thought her looking a little better, in spite of my brother's words, or at least not as ill as I had feared. I did not question her therefore of her health, knowing that such inquiries always irritated her, although she never failed to answer courteously. I asked instead:
" How do you find your son, my brotherchanged by his years away?"
She lifted her pointed eyebrows slightly.
" I have scarcely spoken to him of anything of importance. The question of his marriage to the daughter of Li of course awaits his father's coming. But he seems more like himself, at least, since I

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