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PART II - CHAPTER XVII

not told me of it, since she had been so unpleasing to our mother. But remembering my brother's anxiety I asked further, greatly daring:
" May I invite her to spend an hour in my poor house, since she is a stranger here?"
She answered coldly:
" No, you have done enough. I shall not allow her to go outside the great gate again so long as she remains here. She must learn the seclusion proper to ladies if she is to live here. I do not care to have the whole city talking of the matter. I perceive she is lawless and unrestrained, and she must be controlled. Speak no further of her."
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