the fact is that madame Wang was also not in the habit of sitting and resting， in this main apartment， but in three side-rooms on the east， so that the nurses at once led Tai-yue through the door of the eastern wing. sez toy
On a stove-couch， near the window， was spread a foreign red carpet. On the side of honour， were laid deep red reclining-cushions， with dragons， with gold cash （for scales）， and an oblong brown-coloured sitting-cushion with gold-cash-spotted dragons. On the two sides， stood one of a pair of small teapoys of foreign lacquer of peach-blossom pattern. On the teapoy on the left， were spread out Wen Wang tripods， spoons， chopsticks and scent-bottles. On the teapoy on the right， were vases from the Ju Kiln， painted with girls of GREat beauty， in which were placed seasonable flowers； （on it were） also teacups， a tea service and the like articles.
On the floor on the west side of the room， were four chairs in a row， all of which were covered with antimacassars， embroidered with silverish-red flowers， while below， at the feet of these chairs， stood four footstools. On either side， was also one of a pair of high teapoys， and these teapoys were covered with teacups and flower vases. dongs
the other nick-nacks need not be minutely described. stimulator
the old nurses pressed Tai-yue to sit down on the stove-couch； but， on perceiving near the edge of the couch two embroidered cushions， placed one opposite the other， she thought of the gradation of seats， and did not therefore place herself on the couch， but on a chair on the eastern side of the room； whereupon the waiting maids， in attendance in these quarters， hastened to serve the tea. rabbit vibraters
While Tai-yue was sipping her tea， she observed the headgear， dress， deportment and manners of the several waiting maids， which she really found so unlike what she had seen in other households. She had hardly finished her tea， when she noticed a waiting maid approach， dressed in a red satin jacket， and a waistcoat of blue satin with scollops.
"My lady requests Miss Lin to come over and sit with her，" she remarked as she put on a smile.