< Spindle Tree >
Text(Edward G. Seidensticker; The Tale of Genji)
<Flares>  P455-06
They had been set out, not too brightly, under a spindle tree that arched gracefully over the cool waters of the brook, far enough from the house so that they too seemed and gentle. In the soft light the lacy was more beautiful than ever. The touch of her hair coolly elegant, and a certain shyness and diffidence added to her charm. He did not want to leave.

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