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slept he flung out his arms, and his hands struck softly against the sides. He is a man altogether these days! We looked at each other in pride, my husband and I, as we heard his strong, sturdy breathing.
And then I thought of the little new-born child, and how already he looked like my mother, whose life went out as his began. I said softly with a faint sadness:
" With what pain of separation has the child of our brother and our sister taken on his life! The separation of his mother from her land and her race; the pain of his father's mother, giving up her only son; the pain of his father, giving up his home and his ancestors and the sacred past!"
But my husband only smiled. He put his arm about my shoulders. Then he said gravely:
" Think only of this-with what joy of union he came into the world! He has tied together the two hearts of his parents into one. Those two hearts, with all their difference in birth and rearing-differences existing centuries ago! What union !"
Thus he comforted me when I remembered past sadness. He will not allow me to cling to anything because it is old. He keeps my face set to the future. He says:

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"We must let all that go, my love! We do not want our son fettered by old, useless things!"
And thinking of these two-of my son and his cousin-brother-I know that my husband is right, always right !

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