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Yuan Shu, confused and frightened, had no word to reply.

Yuan Shu, confused and frightened, had no word to reply.

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 his own camp, where he found the visitor was Li Jue, one of the much trusted commanders of Dong Zhuo. “Wherefore come you?” said Sun Jian….

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An ancient poet has told of this famous fight in these lines:

An ancient poet has told of this famous fight in these lines:

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 was a weakling, too timid for his times. then Cao Cao proclaimed abroad these wicked deeds, And the GREat lords, moved with anger, assembled their forces….

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When I learned you were a strong supporter of the Throne,

When I learned you were a strong supporter of the Throne,

“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 to you a really fine horse, a five-hundred-mile-a-day horse, one that crosses rivers and goes up mountains as if they were the level plain. Its name…

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Alarmed by the portent, he hastily dressed and went forth

Alarmed by the portent, he hastily dressed and went forth

“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 farm house. In the night, as the farmer was sleeping, he saw in a vision two bright red suns drop behind his dwelling. Alarmed by the…

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Corrupted by these, He Miao went in to speak with

Corrupted by these, He Miao went in to speak with

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 may bring about revolution.” Soon after He Jin entered and told her of his design to put the eunuchs to death. She argued with him, “Those…

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Yuyang being now tranquil,

Yuyang being now tranquil,

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 was very prosperous, and Liu Bei recovered something of his old manner before the days of adversity. Liu Yu also received preferment and was promoted to…

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Zhu Jun returned to Capital

Zhu Jun returned to Capital

Zhu Jun returned to Capital Luoyang, was promoted to the General of the Flying Cavalry*, and received the governorship of Henan. He did not forget those who had helped him to win victory. Thus he reported the merits of Liu Bei and Sun Jian to the Throne. Sun Jian, having influential friends and connections to support him, quickly got an appointment to a post of Commander of Changsha and went to assume the new office. But Liu Bei, in spite…

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the seer made no reply,

the seer made no reply,

the seer made no reply, and again and again Cao Cao pressed the question. then Xu Shao replied, “In peace you are an able subject; in chaos you are a crafty hero!” Cao Cao GREatly rejoiced to hear this. Cao Cao graduated at twenty and earned a reputation of piety and integrity. He began his career as Commanding Officer in a county within the Capital District. In the four gates of the city he guarded, he hung up clubs of…

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When weapons were ready,

When weapons were ready,

When weapons were ready, the troop, now five hundred strong,   marched to Commander Zhou Jing, who presented them to Imperial Protector Liu Yan. When the ceremony of introduction was over, Liu Bei declared his ancestry, and Liu Yan at once accorded him the esteem due to a relation. Before many days it was announced that the rebellion had actually broken out, and a Yellow Scarves chieftain, Cheng Yuanzhi, had invaded the region with a body of fifty thousand rebels….

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In the first month of the first yea

In the first month of the first yea

In the first month of the first yea Zhang Jue studied the wonderful book eagerly and strove day and night to reduce its precepts to practice. Before long, he could summon the winds and command the rain, and he became known as the Mystic of the Way of Peace. In the first month of the first year of Central Stability (AD 184), there was a terrible pestilence that ran throughout the land, whereupon Zhang Jue distributed charmed remedies to the…

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