Cai Wenji: Immortalizing Ancient China's Social Chaos

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crime and sentenced to death. Cai paid a visit to Cao to beg him to save her husband.

When she arrived at Cao's home, Cao was holding a dinner for his fellow officials. When he was told that Cai was waiting to meet him, he told his guests, "The daughter of Cai Yong is waiting outside. I'm sure you have all heard about her talents. Today, you will have the honor of meeting her."

Cai walked inside, knelt down and told Cao in a sad tone the reason for her visit. Everyone there felt sorry for her misfortune.

Cao said, "It is really pitiful. But the order to execute your husband has already been sent. What can be done?"

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Cai Wenji: Immortalizing Ancient China's Social Chaos crime and sentenced to death. Cai paid a visit to Cao to beg him to save her husband.

When she arrived at Cao's home, Cao was holding a dinner for his fellow officials. When he was told that Cai was waiting to meet him, he told his guests, "The daughter of Cai Yong is waiting outside. I'm sure you have all heard about her talents. Today, you will have the honor of meeting her."

Cai walked inside, knelt down and told Cao in a sad tone the reason for her visit. Everyone there felt sorry for her misfortune.

Cao said, "It is really pitiful. But the order to execute your husband has already been sent. What can be done?"
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