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Uma's ears were already

Filled with mama's laments

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Aruna visibly

Ripening on the branch, asking to be plucked

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Had any looked, they might have noticed that

Uma's face was losing its childish openness of expression and taking on a look of continual care

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The tightly knit fabric of family now

Revealed holes and gaps that were frightening... Perhaps it would not protect her at all

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Mama worked hard

Trying to dispose of Uma

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He looked at Uma

Glumly and without much interest

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He so resemble all the other men that had ever looked her way - they had all been

Reduced to precisely this state of unenthusiasm

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If he could not tolerate the wedding, how

Would he tolerate their marriage?

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For her to hear their remarks on her

Clumsiness, her awkwardness, her clothes and her looks

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All the speech directed at her

Was in the form of instructions; there was no other.

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By the time they had reached their station, everyone on the carriage knew of

Her humiliation and her ruin

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Divorced - what a

Scandalous ring to the word!

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Having cost

Her partners two dowries

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'The Lord rejected the men you chose because

He has chosen her for Himself'

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An outcast from

The world of marriage