When the guests had taken their leave， Shih-yin did not go back to rejoin Yue-ts'un， as he had come to know that he had already left.
In time the mid-autumn festivities drew near； and Shih-yin， after the family banquet was over， had a separate table laid in the library， and crossed over， in the moonlight， as far as the temple and invited Yue-ts'un to come round. viberators
the fact is that Yue-ts'un， ever since the day on which he had seen the girl of the Chen family turn twice round to glance at him， flattered himself that she was friendly disposed towards him， and incessantly fostered fond thoughts of her in his heart. And on this day， which happened to be the mid-autumn feast， he could not， as he gazed at the moon， refrain from cherishing her remembrance. Hence it was that he gave vent to these pentameter verses： viberator