they all perceived that Tai-yue， despite her youthful years and appearance， was lady-like in her deportment and address， and that though with her delicate figure and countenance， （she seemed as if） unable to bear the very weight of her clothes， she possessed， however， a certain captivating air. And as they readily noticed the symptoms of a weak constitution， they went on in consequence to make inquiries as to what medicines she ordinarily took， and how it was that her complaint had not been cured. best strap on
"I have，" explained Tai-yue， "been in this state ever since I was born； though I've taken medicines from the very time I was able to eat rice， up to the present， and have been treated by ever so many doctors of note， I've not derived any benefit. In the year when I was yet only three， I remember a mangy-headed bonze coming to our house， and saying that he would take me along， and make a nun of me； but my father and mother would， on no account， give their consent. 'As you cannot bear to part from her and to give her up，' he then remarked， 'her ailment will， I fear， never， throughout her life， be cured. If you wish to see her all right， it is only to be done by not letting her， from this day forward， on any account， listen to the sound of weeping， or see， with the exception of her parents， any relatives outside the family circle. Then alone will she be able to go through this existence in peace and in quiet.' No one heeded the nonsensical talk of this raving priest； but here am I， up to this very day， dosing myself with ginseng pills as a tonic." hollow strap on
"What a lucky coincidence！" interposed dowager lady Chia； "some of these pills are being compounded here， and I'll simply tell them to have an extra supply made； that's all."
Hardly had she finished these words， when a sound of laughter was heard from the back courtyard. "Here I am too late！" the voice said， "and not in time to receive the distant visitor！" 2 vibrators
"Every one of all these people，" reflected Tai-yue， "holds her peace and suppresses the very breath of her mouth； and who， I wonder， is this coming in this reckless and rude manner？"
While， as yet， preoccupied with these thoughts， she caught sight of a crowd of married women and waiting-maids enter from the back room， pressing round a regular beauty.
the attire of this person bore no similarity to that of the young ladies. In all her splendour and lustre， she looked like a fairy or a goddess. In her coiffure， she had a band of gold filiGREe work， representing the eight precious things， inlaid with pearls； and wore pins， at the head of each of which were five phoenixes in a rampant position， with pendants of pearls. On her neck， she had a reddish gold necklet， like coiled dragons， with a fringe of tassels. On her person， she wore a tight-sleeved jacket， of dark red flowered satin， covered with hundreds of butterflies， embroidered in gold， interspersed with flowers. Over all， she had a variegated stiff-silk pelisse， lined with slate-blue ermine； while her nether garments consisted of a jupe of kingfisher-colour foreign crepe， brocaded with flowers.
She had a pair of eyes， triangular in shape like those of the red phoenix， two eyebrows， curved upwards at each temple， like willow leaves. Her stature was elegant； her figure graceful； her powdered face like dawning spring， majestic， yet not haughty. Her carnation lips， long before they parted， betrayed a smile.
Tai-yue eagerly rose and GREeted her.
Old lady Chia then smiled. "You don't know her，" she observed. "This is a cunning vixen， who has made quite a name in this establishment！ In Nanking， she went by the appellation of vixen， and if you simply call her Feng Vixen， it will do."