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Shisun Rui said, “the moment is favorable. The Emperor has

Shisun Rui said, “the moment is favorable. The Emperor has just recovered from his illness, and we can dispatch an able talker to Meiwo to persuade Dong Zhuo to come here to discuss affairs. Meanwhile we will obtain a secret decree as authority for Lu Bu to lay an ambush just inside the Palace gates…


A wave of fierce wrath rolled up in Lu Bu Banging the

A wave of fierce wrath rolled up in Lu Bu. Banging the table he shouted and roared. His host ostentatiously tried to calm him, saying, “I forgot myself. I should not have spoken like that. Do not be so angry, I pray!” “I will kill the wretch, I swear it! In no other way can…


the order was given to journey to Meiwo and the whole body

the order was given to journey to Meiwo, and the whole body of officers assembled to add luster to the start. Diao Chan, from her carriage, saw Lu Bu among the crowd. She at once dropped her eyes and assumed an appearance of deepest melancholy. After the cavalcade started and when her carriage had almost…


“Suppose I send you to him,” said Dong Zhuo.

“Suppose I send you to him,” said Dong Zhuo. Stunned, she pleaded with tears, “What have thy handmaid done? My honor of serving only Your Highness could not bear being given to a mere underling! Never! I would rather die.”   And with this she snatched down a dagger hanging on the wall to kill herself….


the person who collided with the irate Dong Zhuo

the person who collided with the irate Dong Zhuo was his most trusty adviser Li Ru. Li Ru had not fallen in spite of the shock and at once scrambled to help Dong Zhuo to regain his feet and led him inside to the library, where they sat down. “What were you coming about?” said…


Thus speaking she seized the curving rail and started into

Thus speaking she seized the curving rail and started into the lily pond. Lu Bu caught her in his strong arms and wept as he held her close. “I knew it: I always knew your heart,” he sobbed. “Only we never had a chance to speak.” She threw her arms about Lu Bu. “If I…


He angrily rebuked his son, saying, “Dare you make love to my

He angrily rebuked his son, saying, “Dare you make love to my beauty?” He told the servants to turn Lu Bu out, shouting, “Never let him enter here again!” Lu Bu went off home very wrath. Meeting Li Ru, he told Li Ru the cause of his anger. the adviser hastened to see his master…


“Of course you do not understand. Yesterday when I was at court

“Of course you do not understand. Yesterday when I was at court, the Prime Minister told me he had something to talk to me about in my own house. So naturally I prepared for his coming, and while we were at dinner he said, ‘I have heard something of a girl named Diao Chan whom…


You stand, a dainty maiden, Your cherry lips so bright, Your teeth so

You stand, a dainty maiden, Your cherry lips so bright, Your teeth so pearly white, Your fragrant breath love-laden;Yet is your tongue a sword;Cold death is the reward Of loving thee, O maiden. [yip, yip, yip]   Dong Zhuo was delighted and praised her warmly. She was told to present a goblet of wine to the…


“How dare I expect this?” said Dong Zhuo.

“How dare I expect this?” said Dong Zhuo.   “From the days of old, those who walk in the way have replaced those who deviate therefrom; those who lack virtue have fallen before those who possess it. Can one escape fate?”   “If indeed the decree of Heaven devolves on me, you shall be held the first…