the two friends took their seats. At first they leisurely replenished their glasses， and quietly sipped their wine； but as， little by little， they entered into conversation， their good cheer GREw more genial， and unawares the glasses began to fly round， and the cups to be exchanged.
At this very hour， in every house of the neighbourhood， sounded the fife and lute， while the inmates indulged in music and singing. Above head， the orb of the radiant moon shone with an all-pervading splendour， and with a steady lustrous light， while the two friends， as their exuberance increased， drained their cups dry so soon as they reached their lips.
Yue-ts'un， at this stage of the collation， was considerably under the influence of wine， and the vehemence of his high spirits was irrepressible. As he gazed at the moon， he fostered thoughts， to which he gave vent by the recital of a double couplet. discount vibrators
'Tis what time three meets five， Selene is a globe！ Her pure rays fill the court， the jadelike rails enrobe！ Lo！ in the heavens her disk to view doth now arise， And in the earth below to gaze men lift their eyes. sax toy
"Excellent！" cried Shih-yin with a loud voice， after he had heard these lines； "I have repeatedly maintained that it was impossible for you to remain long inferior to any， and now the verses you have recited are a prognostic of your rapid advancement. Already it is evident that， before long， you will extend your footsteps far above the clouds！ I must congratulate you！ I must congratulate you！ Let me， with my own hands， pour a glass of wine to pay you my compliments." glass toys