San Kuo: Or Romance of the Three Kingdoms, כרך 2

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עמוד 118 - ... and, when both sides were arrayed, Liu Feng went out to challenge. Ts'ao at once let loose a torrent of taunts and reproaches. "Seller of shoes, you are always sending out this pretended son of yours to fight for you. If I only call my youngster, your so-called son will be chopped to mincemeat.'' beating of drums and the blare of trumpets that came from every side. He concluded that he was being led into an ambush, and he hastened to retire. The retreat was unfortunate, for the soldiers trampled...
עמוד 297 - Human sacrifices were offered also, men of Shu or men of their own people belonging to other villages. Sick persons swallowed no drugs, but prayed to a chief sorcerer, called Drug Demon. There was no legal code, the only punishment for every transgression being death. When girls are grown and become women they bathe in a stream. Men and women are kept separate, and they marry whom they will, the parents having no control in that particular. They call this hsueh-i (Learning the Trade).
עמוד 196 - Wan-sui; O Ruler, may thy life be eternal." The ruling policy of Han had failed them, Dangers pressed in upon the House, And the land they had held so long Passed from them for ever. Little thought he, who then snatched their sceptre, That the precedent he then claimed Would be used in due time by another To justify the destruction of his own House. The officials then requested Ts'ao P'ei to make a solemn declaration to Heaven and Earth, which he did with humble obeisance. But at this moment a sudden...
עמוד 146 - Hsi, hsi," went the knife over the surface, and all those near covered their eyes and turned pale. But Kuan Yii went on with his game, only drinking a cup of wine now and again, and his face betrayed no sign of pain. When the wound had been cleansed, sewn up and dressed, the patient stood up smiling and said, "This arm is now as good as it ever was; there is no pain. Indeed, Master Leech, you are a marvel.
עמוד 512 - K'ung-ming and are mobile; our men are all of different periods of service and indifferently trained. The Shu soldiers often use boats for travelling; ours do all their journeys on land, so that while one army moves at leisure and the men arrive fresh, those of the other arrive fatigued with marching. Again, Titaoch'eng, Shensi, Nanan and Ch'ishan are all places suitable for defence or use as battle fields, and thus the men of Shu can conceal their intentions and strike where they will; we have to...
עמוד 85 - Such times! Such deeds!" cried Ts'ui Yen. "You are guilty of rebellion, but you may commit it yourselves. I will bear no part in it." Certain enemies told Ts'ao Ts'ao, and Ts'ui Yen was thrown into prison. At his trial he glared like a tiger and his very beard curled with contempt; he raged and cursed at Ts'ao Ts'ao for a betrayer of his prince, and a rebel. The interrogating magistrate reported his conduct to Ts'ao, who ordered Ts'ui to be beaten to death in prison. Ts'ui Yen was born in Ch'ingho....
עמוד 212 - Sire, remember he commands a large fleet and a huge army. He endeavours to find wise and capable men to heln him, and his mind is full of plans and projects. When he has a little leisure he reads the histories and the annals, for the sake of the general lessons to be learned therefrom. He is no dryasdust pedant seeking remarkable passages and culling model sentences.
עמוד 174 - Yii brought the evil upon himself by his harshness and haughtiness. You must now take care of your health and mature your vengeance." "When we swore brotherhood in the Peach Garden we pledged ourselves to live or die together. What enjoyment of riches and honours is there for me now that my brother is gone?
עמוד 179 - Prince, you should summon the Taoists to offer sacrifices and prayers," said they. Ts'ao Ts'ao sighed. "The wise man said, 'He who offends against heaven has no one to pray to." I feel that my fate is accomplished, my days have run and there is no help." But he would not consent to call in the priests. Next day his symptoms were worse. He was panting and could no longer see distinctly. He sent hastily for Hsiahou Tun, who came at once. But as he drew near the doors he too saw the shadowy -forms of...
עמוד 357 - Ma Su's foolishness has destroyed the army," he cried. "Why are you so disturbed, O Minister?" asked those near. "By this plan I see that we have lost command of an important road. The camp has been made on the hill, and if the Wei men come in force our army will be surrounded and their water supply interrupted. In two days the men will be in a state of mutiny, and if Chieht'ing shall be lost how shall we be able to retire?

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