The young wife in her boudoir did not feel sorrow.
On a spring day, dressed in splendid attire, she ascended the green tower.
When she suddenly saw the greenness of the willow trees 1 along
She regretted letting her husband seek an official rank 2.
The youth of the willow trees reminded her that her own youth was being
In ancient China, one who sought a high-ranking government position had to
go to the capital to take the Advanced Exam.