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One night there was a heavy snowstorm, and in the morning Mr Smiths garden was full of deep snow. Mr Smith wantef to take his car out, so he paid a man to clean the path from his garage to his gate.
He said to this man, Dont throw any snow on that side, because it will damage the bushes in my garden; and dont throw any snow into the street, or the police will be angry. Then Mr Smith went out.
他对这人说： 别把雪扔在那一边，因为它会弄坏我花园里的灌木丛;也别把雪扔到街上，否则警察会生气。" 然后他就出门去了。
When he came back, the path was clean and the snow from it was not on the bushes, or the fence, or the street. Me xiaogushi8.com Smith was very pleased----- until he opend the garage to get his car out ! The garage was full to the top with all the snow from the path, and his car was somewhere under it all !
Yuan Shu sent 100 thousand troops， led by General Ji Ling， to attack Liu Bei. For fear of Bu in Xuzhou who might lend Liu a hand， Yuan wrote a letter， together with many food supplies as gifts， asking him not to help Liu. Liu， on the other hand， wrote a letter asking xiaogushi8.com for assistance. If I remain an onlooker with folded arms，thought ， I will be in danger after Yuan defeats Liu. But if I help Liu， Yuan will be resentful to me. So invited both Liu Bei and Ji Ling to a banquet.
sat between Liu and Ji at the banquet. After a few rounds of toasts began， Please grant me a favor by stopping the fight. When Ji Ling refused， Lu shouted for his long lance to be brought over. Both Liu and Ji got a fright. I"ll stand my lance 150steps away outside the gate. If my arrow hits its edge you two will stop your fight. And if I miss the target you have your own way. Ji secretly hoped that he would miss the target， while Liu crossed his fingers wished Lu succees. and wine brought up to him. After each one had a cup Lu arched his bow， aimed and shot with a big shout. The arrow flew like lightening toward the target， and hit right on the edge xiaogushi8.com of the lance. A big applause rose from everybody around. Lu dropped his bow and laughed， saying， You see， even the heavens wish that you stop xiaogushi8.com fighting. With his excellent archery， averted a fight between the two sides.
This is an episode from the Three Kingdoms. Cao cao sent a letter to Zhou Yu to summon him to surrender. Zhou Yu tore Cao"s letter to pieces.
Zhou Yu"s classmate， Jiang Gan， was working for Cao Cao as an adviser， Jiang offered to travel to Wu to persuade Zhou Yu to surrender. One day while Zhou Yu was discussing with his subordinates how to defeat Cao Cao， he was told that Jiang Gan xiaogushi8.com had come to see him. Zhou immediately figured out that Jiang must have come to persuade him to surrender. Zhou Yu devised a clever plan to thwart his efforts and enlisted the help of his subordinate to carry it out. Then he went to meet Jiang Gan all smiles. Zhou Yu took Jiang Gan"s hands and marshaled him into his tent and treated him to a banquet. When all his generals and subordinates came for dinner， Zhou Yu told those around the table： This is an old friend or mine. Though he came from the Cao Cao camp， he did not come to persuade me to surrender. Please do not suspect him. After the banquet， Zhou Yu pretended that he had too much and invited Jiang Gan to his bedroom for a rest. Zhou Yu soon pretended to have fallen asleep. Jiang Gan xiaogushi8.com took this chance to thumb through Zhou Yu"s documents. He was shocked to find a letter from Cai Mao and Zhang Yun， two generals of the Cao camp， who had written Zhou Yu to surrender. Jiang hid letter of surrender in his pocket and returned to the bed， pretending that he was sill asleep.
After midnight， someone sneaked into Zhou Yu"s tent and woke him up， telling him A messenger came from the Cao camp to say that Cai Mao and Zhang Yun were not yet a position to carry out their plan. After he heard the news， Zhou Yu went back to sleep. Jiang Gan got up again xiaogushi8.com silently and snuck out of Zhou Yu"s camp. He crossed the river immediately and handed the letter of surrender to Cao Cao. Cao was enraged and he had Cai Mao and Zhang Yun executed.
When the news spread to Wu， Zhou Yu burst into laughter and said， Cai Mao and Zhang Yun were the two generals I feared most. Now I fear no one. Before long， Cao cao realized that he was cheated by Zhou Yu"s stratagem of sowing distrust in Cao"s camp.