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they got as far as the foot of a hill in the evening about the second

they got as far as the foot of a hill in the evening about the second

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 came the troops of Governor Xu Rong from the ambush fresh to attack. Cao Cao, thrown into a flurry, mounted and fled. He ran right in…

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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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“If you hold a mere magistrate in such honor then I simply

“If you hold a mere magistrate in such honor then I simply

“If you hold a mere magistrate in such honor, then I simply withdraw,” said Yuan Shu. “Is a word enough to defeat a grand enterprise?” said Cao Cao. then he told Gongsun Zan to lead the three brothers back to their own camp, and the other chiefs then dispersed. That night Cao Cao secretly sent presents of meat and wine to soothe the three after this adventure. When Hua Xiong’s troops straggled back and told the story of defeat and…

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“Who dares go out to give battle?” said Yuan Shao.

“Who dares go out to give battle?” said Yuan Shao.

“Who dares go out to give battle?” said Yuan Shao. “I will go,” said Yu She, a renown general of Yuan Shu, stepping forward. So Yu She went, and almost immediately one came back to say that Yu She had fallen in the third bout of Hua Xiong. Fear began to lay its cold hand on the assembly. then Imperial Protector Han Fu said, “I have a brave warrior among my army. Pan Feng is his name, and he could…

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Cao Cao paid no heed, urging his horse forward.

Cao Cao paid no heed, urging his horse forward.

Cao Cao paid no heed, urging his horse forward. But he suddenly drew his sword and rode back after Lu Boshe. “Who is that coming along?” called Cao Cao. Lu Boshe turned and looked back, and Cao Cao at the same instant cut Lu Boshe down. Chen Gong was frightened. “We were wrong enough before,” cried Chen Gong. “What now is this?” “When he got home and saw his family killed, think you he would bear it patiently? If he…

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Cao Cao told him and said, “Had it not been for this man here with me

Cao Cao told him and said, “Had it not been for this man here with me

Cao Cao told him and said, “Had it not been for this man here with me, I should have been already hacked to pieces.” Lu Boshe bowed low to Chen Gong, saying, “You are the salvation of the Cao family. But be at ease and rest, I will find you a bed in my humble cottage.” Lu Boshe then rose and went into the inner chamber where he stayed a long time. When he came out, he said, “There is…

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“We certainly will,” they cried, “and wish you long life.”

“We certainly will,” they cried, “and wish you long life.”

“We certainly will,” they cried, “and wish you long life.” That night the tables were spread in an inner room, and his friends gathered there. When the wine had made a few rounds, the host suddenly covered his face and began to weep. the guests were aghast. “Sir, on your birthday too, why do you weep?” said they.   “It is not my birthday,” replied Wang Yun. “But I wished to call you together, and I feared lest Dong Zhuo should…

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A general named Wu Fu was disgusted at this ferocity and sought

A general named Wu Fu was disgusted at this ferocity and sought

A general named Wu Fu was disgusted at this ferocity and sought a chance to slay Dong Zhuo. Wu Fu constantly wore a breastplate underneath his court dress and carried in conceal a sharp dagger. One day when Dong Zhuo came to court, Wu Fu met him on the steps and tried to stab him. But Dong Zhuo was a very powerful man and held Wu Fu off till Lu Bu came to his help. Lu Bu struck down the…

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One minister put his discontent into words, crying,

One minister put his discontent into words, crying,

One minister put his discontent into words, crying, “the false Dong Zhuo is the author of this insult, which I will risk my life to wipe away!” And with this he rushed at Dong Zhuo threatening with his ivory baton of office. It was Chair of the Secretariat Ding Guan. Dong Zhuo had Ding Guan removed and summarily put to death. Before his death, Ding Guan ceased not to rail at the oppressor, nor was he frightened at death. [hip,…

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“Minister Lu Zhi is the cynosure of the whole country,

“Minister Lu Zhi is the cynosure of the whole country,

Dong Zhuo angrily drew his sword to slay the bold Lu Zhi, but two other officials remonstrated. “Minister Lu Zhi is the cynosure of the whole country, the bold Lu Zhi, but two other officials remonstrated. “Minister Lu Zhi is the cynosure of the whole country, and his violent death would stir the hearts of all people!” said Court Counselors Cai Yong and Peng Bo. Dong Zhuo then stayed his hand. then said Wang Yun, “A GREat question like the…

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