“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Old Kiln (古炉)

Sample translated by Canaan Morse , from the book Gu Lu.

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Happy talked so much about his nephew’s wife that the others used to tease him, saying: you make her out to be such a saint, does she lay your sheets and warm your blankets when Millstone’s out, too? Yet that never bothered Happy, who just laughed and let it go.

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