chapter  XI
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Krisa gautami.1

After the girl had tarried with her somewhat longer, she wanted to go away again. The woman declared that if that happened she would jump into the well, The girl besought her not to do that, and promised to stay. The woman said, "lCrisa, you believed that you had learnt everything, and you did not even know so much as this, that no one jumps into a well for the sake of a strange child. As you did not know that, you must stop here."