“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.Continue reading “Suppose I send you to him,” said Dong Zhuo.
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 almostContinue reading the order was given to journey to Meiwo and the whole body
And the girl said, “Thy handmaid has been the recipient of bountiful kindness. She has been taught to sing and dance and been treated so kindly that were she torn in pieces for her lord’s sake, it would not repay a thousandth part. She has noticed lately that her lord’s brows have been knit inContinue reading And the girl said, “Thy handmaid has been the recipient
Yuan Shao was not satisfied. He wrote to Jingzhou Region and sent the letter by a trusty hand to tell Imperial Protector Liu Biao to stop Sun Jian and take away the seal. Just after this came the news of the defeat and misfortune of Cao Cao, and when he was coming home, Yuan ShaoContinue reading Yuan Shao was not satisfied. He wrote to Jingzhou
Yuan Shu, confused and frightened, had no word to reply. He ordered the death of the slanderer to placate Sun Jian. then suddenly they told Sun Jian, “Some officer has come riding down from the Pass to see you, General. He is in the camp.” Sun Jian therefore took his leave and returned to hisContinue reading Yuan Shu, confused and frightened, had no word to reply.
An ancient poet has told of this famous fight in these lines： the fateful day of Han came in the reigns of Huan and Ling, their glory declined as the sun sinks at the close of day. Dong Zhuo, infamous minister of state, pulled down the youthful Bian. It is true the new Xian wasContinue reading An ancient poet has told of this famous fight in these lines：
“How long it is since we last saw each other！” replied Lu Bu, bowing in return. “And where are you now？” “I am a general in the Imperial Tiger Army. When I learned you were a strong supporter of the Throne, I could not say how I rejoiced. I have come now to present toContinue reading When I learned you were a strong supporter of the Throne,
“God is helping us,” said Prince Xian. they followed whither the fireflies led and gradually got into a road. They walked till their feet were too sore to go further, when, seeing a heap of straw near the road, they crept to it and lay down. This heap of straw was close to a farmContinue reading Alarmed by the portent, he hastily dressed and went forth
Corrupted by these, He Miao He Miao. Corrupted by these, He Miao went in to speak with his sister Empress He and said, “The General is the chief support of the new Emperor, yet he is no t gracious and merciful but thinks wholly of slaughter. If he slays the eunuchs without cause, it mayContinue reading Corrupted by these, He Miao went in to speak with
Yuyang being now tranquil, Liu Bei’s services were reported to the Throne, and he received full pardon for the insult to the imperial inspector. He was made Deputy Magistrate of Xiami, then Commanding Officer of Gaotang. Then Gongsun Zan praised Liu Bei’s former services, and he was promoted to Magistrate of Pingyuan. This place wasContinue reading Yuyang being now tranquil,