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found a new country and a new race somewhere so that we can be together. You must not doubt me, indeed, O my love!"
This much I understood of what he said, for he spoke in his own tongue for greater freedom. Then he began murmuring to her in another language, and I do not know what it was he told her. But she smiled, and I saw that she could endure yet much more for his sake. She dropped her head until it rested on his shoulder, and they fell into a throbbing silence, and I was ashamed to remain longer in the uncovered presence of this love.
I slipped quietly out, therefore, and found relief in scolding the slaves for staring through the gate at her. I could not, of course, reproach my father's concubines, but I took care to speak to the slaves in their hearing. But none had anything in them but ignorant and even impudent curiosity. The fat concubine said, chewing loudly and smacking her lips over an oily cake:
" Any one so ridiculous and inhuman in appearance must expect to be looked at-and laughed at as well !"
" Nevertheless, she is human, and she has feelings like ours," I answered as sternly as I could.

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But the Second Lady only shrugged her thick shoulders and chewed on, wiping her fingers carefully upon her sleeve.
I came away angry and was nearly at my own home before I realized that my anger was wholly for my brother's wife, and no longer against her !

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