When the news arrived, several people were joyful and several people worried. Talk about the joyful ones first.
“Mother, why did you ask me to go? Everyone says the Old Madame’s character is disagreeable and her temper is also cold. She does not speak more than a few sentences a year, that house is very simple and crude, nothing good. Moreover the Old Madame never liked you, I will not go and invite a snub.” Molan holed up in the blanket on the heated bed, a maroon and gold rat fur jacket draped over her. In her embrace was a delicate gold hand stove, already blossoming to lucid and elegant refined girl at such a young age.
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It is the end of summer and autumn is approaching, the north is unlike the south. The weather is slowly getting cold. Inevitably the Sheng household will boil some sweet soups to moisten the lungs and suppress coughs. Since Minglan came here, half the time she is sick and this change in weather made her extra weak. She often coughs and pants and the invited physician merely prescribe some nourishment medicine. It just has to be the taste of traditional medicine that Minglan hates, she eagerly missed Chuanbei Pipakao1 and the cough pills. The more she thinks of it, the more she resisted traditional medicine. When she drank a bowl, she wanted to vomit half of it and was sickly the entire day. Also unable to gather half a strength, Minglan who once strong and practiced self-defense arts really cannot get more annoyed.
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Wang shi’s expression has became somewhat awkward, embarrassedly smiled “Master need not worry, is there still not other families. I see that Duke Ling is very good, although they have descended from their inherited ranks from their duke great grandfather’s time is merely just three generations. On the contrary, Count Zhongqin has inherited the same title, their family circumstances are not so good, already been rejected by the Emperor, still better to not consider. The household of Duke Ling is good, outstanding and triumphant, family background a racket and impressive also exuberant.”
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Gradually they are entering into summer. The day is blistering hot and the summer heat burns one’s skin. This day, Minglan is taking an afternoon nap in the inner house, the two day-shift young maids outside the hall idly gossiped.
“First Young Miss’ age of coming ceremony is certainly imposing, it is said that Madame invited some of the important madames and ladies in Deng Prefecture. Just the sedan chairs alone are arranged into two rows at the doorway. Because they are afraid that the guests will be hot, Madame still bought ten over carts of ice at a stretch to suppress the heat, valued water running towards ice bowl. Master also specially returned to the household to look at the ceremony.” One about eleven years-old young maid said.
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“Minglan, servant you bring me a tangerine, it must be properly peeled.” Young Lady Rulan sitting on the swing.
Minglan sat on the stone chair staring blankly at sky with no movements. Rulan called out a few more times and seeing that Minglan still has no reaction, she smoothly picked up a stone and threw it. Minglan’s shoulders felt pain, turning her hand in pain and saw Young Lady Rulan smiling with her teeth shown “You this foolish one, still do not hurry get tangerine for this young miss!”
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Hualan looked at Wang shi, turned her head towards the seat, playfully pouting “Grandmother only praised Third Younger Brother, certainly dislike us these girls.”
Old Madame Sheng warmly smiled “What nonsense this child is saying, when you were young Master personally held your hands to read and write, also specially invited the teacher for you. Who dare to dislike our family’s first young miss? Hua Girl is big already but unexpectedly becoming increasingly mischievous.”
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New comrades taking up the office, new term new atmosphere. Sheng Hong is determined to create a good image to be first family in Deng Prefecture, to be a good example of a benevolent father and filial son, the whole family harmonious for the people in Quan Prefecture. For the sake of building and contributing a favourable society for the new Deng Prefecture. Thus after taking over the office, he picked a fine sunny morning and brought along Wang shi and the three sons four daughters and a few maids to pay respects to Old Madame Sheng with great prestige.
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