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Cao Cao said, “This moment was most propitious

Cao Cao said, “This moment was most propitious

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, and that mind was to postpone action. So they did nothing. “Those unworthy people cannot discuss worthy thing!” cried Cao Cao. then, he and his…

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the fighting then ceased, and after their return to camp another

the fighting then ceased, and after their return to camp another

the fighting then ceased, and after their return to camp another council met. Cao Cao said, “No one can stand against the prowess of Lu Bu. Let us call up all the lords and evolve some good plan. If only Lu Bu were taken, Dong Zhuo could easily be killed.” While the council was in proGREss again came Lu Bu to challenge them, and again the commanders moved out against him. This time Gongsun Zan, flourishing his spear, went to…

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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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When all were seated in the tent Yuan Shao said,

When all were seated in the tent Yuan Shao said,

When all were seated in the tent Yuan Shao said, “The brother of General Bao Xin, disobeying the rules we made for our guidance, rashly went to attack the enemy: He was slain and with him many of our soldiers. Now Sun Jian has been defeated. Thus our fighting spirit has suffered and what is to be done?”   Everyone was silent. Lifting his eyes, Yuan Shao looked round from one to another till he came to Gongsun Zan, and then…

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At the close of the last chapter, Chen Gong was about to slay

At the close of the last chapter, Chen Gong was about to slay

At the close of the last chapter, Chen Gong was about to slay Cao Cao. But Chen Gong reflected, “I joined him to do righteous things. Now if I killed him, I would only do unrighteousness, and the people would condemn me. I rather leave in silence.” Rising from his bed before the sunrise, Chen Gong mounted his horse and rode away eastward to his home county of Dongjun. Cao Cao awoke with the day and missed his companion. Thought…

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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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the Magistrate ordered Cao Cao to the prison till the morrow when

the Magistrate ordered Cao Cao to the prison till the morrow when

the Magistrate ordered Cao Cao to the prison till the morrow when he could send Cao Cao to the capital and claim the reward. He gave the soldiers wine and food as a reward. About midnight the Magistrate sent a trusty servant to bring the prisoner into his private rooms for interrogation. “they say the Prime Minister treated you well. Why did you try to harm him?” said Magistrate. “How can swallows and sparrows understand the flight of the crane…

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then they went out to look at the horse. Cao Cao was profuse

then they went out to look at the horse. Cao Cao was profuse

then they went out to look at the horse. Cao Cao was profuse in his thanks and said he would like to try the horse. So Dong Zhuo bade the guards bring saddle and bridle. Cao Cao led the creature outside, leapt into the saddle, laid on his whip vigorously, and galloped away eastward. Lu Bu said, “Just as I was coming up, it seemed to me as if that fellow was going to stab you, only a sudden panic…

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then they went out to look at the horse. Cao Cao was profuse

then they went out to look at the horse. Cao Cao was profuse

then they went out to look at the horse. Cao Cao was profuse in his thanks and said he would like to try the horse. So Dong Zhuo bade the guards bring saddle and bridle. Cao Cao led the creature outside, leapt into the saddle, laid on his whip vigorously, and galloped away eastward. Lu Bu said, “Just as I was coming up, it seemed to me as if that fellow was going to stab you, only a sudden panic…

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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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