Upon walking in， he at a glance caught sight of no one else， but of a very aged bonze， of unkempt appearance， cooking his rice. When Yue-ts'un perceived that he paid no notice， he went up to him and asked him one or two questions， but as the old priest was dull of hearing and a dotard， and as he had lost his teeth， and his tongue was blunt， he made most irrelevant replies. large strap on
Yue-ts'un lost all patience with him， and withdrew again from the compound with the intention of going as far as the village public house to have a drink or two， so as to enhance the enjoyment of the rustic scenery. With easy stride， he accordingly walked up to the place. Scarcely had he passed the threshold of the public house， when he perceived some one or other among the visitors who had been sitting sipping their wine on the divan， jump up and come up to GREet him， with a face beaming with laughter. toysex
"What a strange meeting！ What a strange meeting！" he exclaimed aloud. toysex
Yue-ts'un speedily looked at him， （and remembered） that this person had， in past days， carried on business in a curio establishment in the capital， and that his surname was Leng and his style Tzu-hsing.
A mutual friendship had existed between them during their sojourn， in days of yore， in the capital； and as Yue-ts'un had entertained the highest opinion of Leng Tzu-hsing， as being a man of action and of GREat abilities， while this Leng Tzu-hsing， on the other hand， borrowed of the reputation of refinement enjoyed by Yue-ts'un， the two had consequently all along lived in perfect harmony and companionship.