As he gave expression to these words， he walked off there and then， in company with Shih-yin， and came over once again into the court in front of the library. In a few minutes， tea was over. adult online toys
the cups and dishes had been laid from an early hour， and needless to say the wines were luscious； the fare sumptuous. adult online toys
the two friends took their seats. At first they leisurely replenished their glasses， and quietly sipped their wine； but as， little by little， they entered into conversation， their good cheer GREw more genial， and unawares the glasses began to fly round， and the cups to be exchanged.
At this very hour， in every house of the neighbourhood， sounded the fife and lute， while the inmates indulged in music and singing. Above head， the orb of the radiant moon shone with an all-pervading splendour， and with a steady lustrous light， while the two friends， as their exuberance increased， drained their cups dry so soon as they reached their lips.
Yue-ts'un， at this stage of the collation， was considerably under the influence of wine， and the vehemence of his high spirits was irrepressible. As he gazed at the moon， he fostered thoughts， to which he gave vent by the recital of a double couplet.