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Selected Tales from Records of the Taiping Era Chinese-English

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Language: Chinese, English
Format: 20.8 x 14 x 2.8 cm
Page: 499
Publication Date: 01/2018
ISBN: 9787119110660, 7119110667
Table of Contents
张老
阴隐客
李清
太阴夫人
马士良
陈季卿
吕翁
吴堪
陈义郎
李生
崔无隐
尉迟敬德
定婚店
刘崇龟
嘉兴绳技
聂隐娘
红线
黄花寺壁
陈仲躬
薛氏子
李诞女
崔护
独孤遐叔
阳羡书生
张和
胡媚儿
板桥三娘子
三卫
陈袁生
张果女
黎阳客
李俊
赵合
李佐文
韦自东
王宙
居延部落主
岑顺
刘氏子妻
圆观
吕生
宝珠
卢虔
光化寺客
李靖
刘贯词
韦氏
峡口道士
申屠澄
马拯
安南猎者
欧阳纥
田氏子
户部令史妻
乌君山
长须国
薛伟
新罗
灵应传
京都儒士
 
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The Kylin Rider
Thefe was once a servant of Zhang Maoshi,a native of Nanyang Pfefecture,who lived at the foot of Mount Hua.
The servant was hired from the south mafket of the east Capital Luoyang during Zhang's visit there in the first year of Dazhong reign of the Tang Dynasty.This man,whose name was Wang Xiong,was in his forties,and he agreed to work for a mere five hundred coins a month.He was an earnest and diligent man.Furthermore,he seemed to take delight in working and never waited to be told what to do.Zhang liked him so much that he offered to double his pay,but that was declined.This made the Zhangs hold lum in even higher regard.
At the end of the fifth year,however,aftef settling accounts,Wang told his master that he would like to quit.He had Lived quite well—off in the mountains,he explained,but in the face of an impending twist of fate,he had to apply himself to hard manual labor in order to avert it.In this way he was unlike those deprived laborers who worked for pay Now that misfortune had been warded off,it was time for him to go home,Mystified by the story,Zhang didn't venture to stop him.
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