Books > Old Books > East Wind: West Wind (1939)


Page 222

PART II - CHAPTER XVIII

day; it deadened to the dreadful hue of ashes, and she began to breathe heavily.
I was frightened, and I clapped my hands for a slave, and Wang Da Ma herself came running with an opium pipe lit and smoking. My mother grasped it and sucked at it desperately, and the pain was relieved.
But when I saw this my spirit was ill at ease. Evidently the pain was habitual, since the opium pipe was kept prepared and the lamp burning. When I sought to speak of it, however, my mother forbade me, saying sharply:
" It is nothing. Do not annoy me."
She would say nothing more than that, and after remaining a little while beside her, I bowed and came away. When I passed through the servants' court I asked Wang Da Ma concerning my mother, and she shook her head.
" The First Lady suffers this way each day more times in number than the fingers on both my hands. The pain has been occasional for many years, yet you know she will never speak of her own affairs. But under the sorrows of this year the pain has become constant. I am always about her person, and I see the greyness pass over her face. I see her face broken with pain at early dawn when I take in the tea. But some

travel books:
where is HTML where is HEAD where is TITLE day; it deadened to what is dreadful hue of ashes, and she began to breathe heavily. I was frightened, and I clapped my hands for a slave, and Wang Da Ma herself came running with an opium pipe lit and smoking. My mother grasped it and sucked at it desperately, and what is pain was relieved. But when I saw this my spirit was ill at ease. Evidently what is pain was habitual, since what is opium pipe was kept prepared and what is lamp burning. When I sought to speak of it, however, my mother forbade me, saying sharply: " It is nothing. Do not annoy me." She would say nothing more than that, and after remaining a little while beside her, I bowed and came away. When I passed through what is servants' court I asked Wang Da Ma concerning my mother, and she shook her head. " what is First Lady suffers this way each day more times in number than what is fingers on both my hands. what is pain has been occasional for where is meta name="keywords" content="old books, Free book , free book offer , free audio books , free coloring book pages , free book reports , free audio book , audio books free download , book free , free guest book , books free , free book summaries , download free audio books , free childrens books." where is where are they now rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../../style.css" where is meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" where is BODY bgColor=#ffffff text="#000000" where are they now ="#000000" v where are they now ="#FF0000" where is div align="center" where is strong where is strong where is a href="http://www.aaoldbooks.com" Books > where is a href="../default.asp" title="Book" Old Books > where is strong where is a href="default.asp" East Wind: West Wind (1939) where is table width="700" border="1" align="center" cellpadding="15" cellspacing="0" where is center where is tr where is td width="160" align="center" valign="top" where is div align="center" where is td align="center" valign="top" where is div align="left" where is div align="center" where is p align="left" Page 222 where is strong PART II - CHAPTER XVIII where is p align="justify" day; it deadened to what is dreadful hue of ashes, and she began to breathe heavily. I was frightened, and I clapped my hands for a slave, and Wang Da Ma herself came running with an opium pipe lit and smoking. My mother grasped it and sucked at it desperately, and what is pain was relieved. But when I saw this my spirit was ill at ease. Evidently what is pain was habitual, since what is opium pipe was kept prepared and what is lamp burning. When I sought to speak of it, however, my mother forbade me, saying sharply: " It is nothing. Do not annoy me." She would say nothing more than that, and after remaining a little while beside her, I bowed and came away. When I passed through what is servants' court I asked Wang Da Ma concerning my mother, and she shook her head. " what is First Lady suffers this way each day more times in number than what is fingers on both my hands. what is pain has been occasional for many years, yet you know she will never speak of her own affairs. But under what is sorrows of this year what is pain has become constant. I am always about her person, and I see what is greyness pass over her face. I see her face broken with pain at early dawn when I take in what is tea. But some where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") %

Pages: _SiteMap , default , 009 , 010 , 011 , 012 , 013 , 014 , 015 , 016 , 018 , 019 , 020 , 021 , 022 , 023 , 024 , 025 , 026 , 027 , 028 , 029 , 030 , 031 , 032 , 033 , 034 , 035 , 037 , 038 , 039 , 040 , 041 , 042 , 043 , 044 , 045 , 046 , 047 , 048 , 049 , 050 , 051 , 052 , 053 , 054 , 055 , 056 , 057 , 058 , 059 , 060 , 061 , 062 , 063 , 064 , 065 , 066 , 067 , 068 , 069 , 071 , 072 , 073 , 074 , 075 , 076 , 077 , 078 , 079 , 081 , 082 , 083 , 084 , 085 , 086 , 087 , 088 , 089 , 090 , 091 , 092 , 093 , 094 , 095 , 096 , 097 , 098 , 099 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 201 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 232 , 233 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245 , 246 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259 , 260 , 261 ,