Just introduce a woman, Conspiracies succeed；Of soldiers, or their weapons, There really is no need. They fought their bloody battles, And doughty deeds were done；But in a garden summer house The victory was won. the order was given to journey to Meiwo, and the whole body of officers assembled to add luster to the start.Continue reading Just introduce a woman, Conspiracies succeed
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 canContinue reading A wave of fierce wrath rolled up in Lu Bu Banging the
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 masterContinue reading He angrily rebuked his son, saying, “Dare you make love to my
they got as far as the foot of a hill in the evening about the second watch, and the moon made it as light as day. Here they halted to reform. Just as they were burying the boilers to prepare a meal, there arose a GREat noise of shouting on all sides and out cameContinue reading they got as far as the foot of a hill in the evening about the second
Cao Cao said, “This moment was most propitious in the utter confusion that reigned——palaces burned, the Emperor abducted, the whole world upset, and no one knowing whither to turn. The villain will soon be ended, and a single blow could exterminate Dong Zhuo. Why not pursue？” But all the confederate lords seemed of one mind,Continue reading Cao Cao said, “This moment was most propitious
the heat of battle ranged to the frozen pole star. Worn out, feeling his strength fast ebbing, Lu Bu thought to flee, He glanced at the hills around and thither would fly for shelter, then, reversing his halberd and lowering its lofty point, Hastily he fled, loosing himself from the battle； With head low bent,Continue reading the heat of battle ranged to the frozen pole star.
So spoke Li Ru, and the words pleased Dong Zhuo mightily. So the next day Dong Zhuo spread a feast and invited many guests. As all the officers went in terror of him, no one dared be absent. Dong Zhuo himself rode up to the garden last of all and took his place with hisContinue reading So spoke Li Ru, and the words pleased Dong Zhuo mightily.
Yuan Shu bade his soldiers scatter and seek out all the families of the eunuchs, sparing none. In that slaughter many beardless men were killed in error. Cao Cao set himself to extinguish the fires. He then begged Empress He to undertake the direction of affairs, and soldiers were sent to pursue Zhang Rang andContinue reading Yuan Shu bade his soldiers scatter and seek out all
Hearing these things Zhu Jun pressed harder yet upon Yangcheng, and the approaching break-up of the rebellion became evident. Then one of Zhang Ba’s officers, Yan Zheng, killed his leader and brought the head in token of submission. Thus rebellion in that part of the country was stamped out, and Zhu Jun made his reportContinue reading Hearing these things Zhu Jun
Lu Zhi explained, “I had surrounded the rebels and was on the point of smashing them, when Zhang Jue employed some of his supernatural powers and prevented my victory. The court sent down Eunuch Zhuo Feng to inquire into my failure, and that official demanded a bribe. I told him how hard pressed we wereContinue reading Lu Zhi explained,