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“What good fortune for the world that this is so!” said Wang Yun.

“What good fortune for the world that this is so!” said Wang Yun.

“What good fortune for the world that this is so!” said Wang Yun. With this Wang Yun himself poured out a goblet for Cao Cao who drained it and swore an oath. After this the treasured sword was brought out and given to Cao Cao who hid it under his dress. He finished his wine, took leave of the guests, and left the hall. Before long the others dispersed.   the next day Cao Cao, with this short sword girded on,…

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Wu Qiong said, “Yuan Shao is fond of scheming,

Wu Qiong said, “Yuan Shao is fond of scheming,

Wu Qiong said, “Yuan Shao is fond of scheming, but he fails in decision and so is not to be feared. But it would be well to give him rank and thus win popular favor.” Dong Zhuo followed this advice, and within that day sent a messenger to offer Yuan Shao the governorship of Bohai. On the first day of the ninth month, the Emperor was invited to proceed to the Hall of Virtue where was a GREat assembly of…

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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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Bao Xin said no more but he left the capital and retired

Bao Xin said no more but he left the capital and retired

Dong Zhuo hastily dismounted and made obeisance on the left of the road. Then Prince Xian spoke graciously to him. From first to last the Prince had carried himself most perfectly so that Dong Zhuo in his heart admired his behavior, and then arose the first desire to set aside the Emperor in favor of the Prince of Chenliu. they reached the Palace the same day, and there was an affecting interview with Empress He. But when they had restored…

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“Go to the General and confess your faults,

“Go to the General and confess your faults,

“Go to the General and confess your faults,” said the Empress. “If we did, then should we be cut to mincemeat! Rather summon the General into your presence and command him to cease. If he will not, then we pray but die in your presence.” Empress He issued the requisite command. He Jin was just going to her when Secretary Chen Lin advised him not to enter, saying, “the eunuchs are certainly behind the order and mean your harm.” But…

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“Go to the General and confess your faults,

“Go to the General and confess your faults,

“Go to the General and confess your faults, ” said the Empress. “If we did, then should we be cut to mincemeat! Rather summon the General into your presence and command him to cease. If he will not, then we pray but die in your presence.” Empress He issued the requisite command. He Jin was just going to her when Secretary Chen Lin advised him not to enter, saying, “the eunuchs are certainly behind the order and mean your harm.”…

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“Slay them, root and branch,

“Slay them, root and branch,

“Slay them, root and branch, ” cried Yuan Shao, “or they will ruin you!” “I have decided,” said He Jin, coldly. “Say no more.” Within a few days He Jin became Chair of the Secretariat, and his associates received high offices. Now Empress Dong summoned the eunuch Zhang Rang and his party to a council. Said she, “It was I who first brought forward the sister of He Jin. Today her son is on the throne, and all the officials…

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At this assembly a man spoke

At this assembly a man spoke

At this assembly a man spoke against the plot, “The influence of the eunuchs dates back a century and a half, during the reigns of Emperors Chong and Zhi. It has spread like a noxious weed in all directions. How can we hope to destroy it? Above all keep this plot secret, or our whole clans will be exterminated.” He Jin eyed down and saw General of Military Standards Cao Cao. He Jin was very angry at this speech and…

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And they wept bitterly.

And they wept bitterly.

And they wept bitterly. The Emperor turned angrily to Liu Tao, saying, “You also have servants: Why can’t you bear with mine?” And thereupon the Emperor called to the guards to eject Liu Tao and put him to death. Liu Tao cried aloud, “My death matters nothing. The pity is that Han Dynasty, after four centuries of reign, is falling fast!” The guards hustled him away and were just about to carry out the Emperor’s order when a minister stopped…

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“Noble Sir, save me!”

“Noble Sir, save me!”

“Noble Sir, save me!” cried the inspector. Now Liu Bei had always been kindly and gracious, wherefore he bade his brother release the officer and go his way. Then Guan Yu came up, saying, “Brother, after your magnificent services you only got this petty post, and even here you have been insulted by this fellow. A thorn bush is no place for a phoenix. Let us slay this fellow, leave here, and go home till we can evolve a bigger…

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