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Dream of the Red Chamber 20

Chapter 20 Wang Hsi-feng with earnest words upbraids Mrs. Chao's jealous notions. Lin Tai-yue uses specious language to make sport of Shih Hsiang-yuen's querulous tone...

Dream of the Red Chamber 19

Chapter 19 In the vehemence of her feelings, Hua (Hsi Jen) on a quiet evening admonishes Pao-yue. While (the spell) of affection continues unbroken, Pao-yue,...

Dream of the Red Chamber 18

Chapter 18 His Majesty shows magnanimous bounty. The Imperial consort Yuan pays a visit to her parents. The happiness of a family gathering. Pao-yue displays...

Dream of the Red Chamber 17

Chapter 17 In the Ta Kuan Garden, (Broad Vista,) the merits of Pao-yue are put to the test, by his being told to write devices...

Dream of the Red Chamber 16

Chapter 16 Chia Yuan-ch'un is, on account of her talents, selected to enter the Feng Ts'ao Palace. Ch'in Ching-ch'ing departs, in the prime of life,...

Dream of the Red Chamber 15

Chapter 15 Lady Peng, nee Wang, exercises her authority in the Iron Fence Temple. Ch'in Ching-ch'ing (Ch'ing Chung) amuses himself in the Man-t'ou (Bread) nunnery. But...

Dream of the Red Chamber 14

Chapter 14 Lin Ju-hai dies in the City of Yang Chou. Chia Pao-yue meets the Prince of Pei Ching on the way. When Lai Sheng, be...

Dream of the Red Chamber 13

Chapter 13 Ch'in K'o-ch'ing dies, and Chia Jung is invested with the rank of military officer to the Imperial Body-guard. Wang Hsi-feng lends her help...

Dream of the Red Chamber 12

Chapter 12 Wang Hsi-feng maliciously lays a trap for Chia Jui, under pretence that his affection is reciprocated. Chia T'ien-hsiang gazes at the face of...

Dream of the Red Chamber 11

Chapter 11 In honour of Chia Ching's birthday, a family banquet is spread in the Ning Mansion. At the sight of Hsi-feng, Chia Jui entertains...

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