"Enough，" cried Tzu-hsing， "of right and enough of evil； we've been doing nothing but settling other people's accounts； come now， have another glass， and you'll be the better for it！"
"While bent upon talking，" Yue-ts'un explained， "I've had more glasses than is good for me." rabbit pearl
"Speaking of irrelevant matters about other people，" Tzu-hsing rejoined complacently， "is quite the thing to help us swallow our wine； so come now； what harm will happen， if we do have a few glasses more."
Yue-ts'un thereupon looked out of the window.
"the day is also far advanced，" he remarked， "and if we don't take care， the gates will be closing； let us leisurely enter the city， and as we go along， there will be nothing to prevent us from continuing our chat."
Forthwith the two friends rose from their seats， settled and paid their wine bill， and were just going， when they unexpectedly heard some one from behind say with a loud voice：
"Accept my congratulations， Brother Yue-ts'un； I've now come， with the express purpose of giving you the welcome news！"
Yue-ts'un lost no time in turning his head round to look at the speaker. But reader， if you wish to learn who the man was， listen to the details given in the following chapter.