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PART II - CHAPTER XVIII

AND now, My Sister, what we have not desired has come to pass-she has conceived ! She was already aware of it for a whole circle of days before even, with curious foreign reserve, she told my brother, who has just told me.
It is not a thing to make us rejoice, and my mother, hearing of it, has taken to her bed, and she cannot rise for sorrow. It is what she has feared and dreaded, and her fragile body cannot stand against the strength of her disappointment. You know how she has desired the first-fruits of my brother's flesh for the family. And now, since that can never be, she thinks that virtue has gone out of him for nothing, since this child can never stand before her as a grandson.
I went to my mother then, and I found her lying straight and still upon her bed. Her eyes were closed, and she opened them only enough to recognise me before she closed them again. I sat down quietly beside her and waited in silence. Suddenly her face changed, as it had that other

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