Chinese story-Lay down three rules-yue fa san zhang-约法三章Monday, April 17, 2023
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Qin II was an incompetent emperor. He not only trusted his treacherous official Zhao Gao,
qín èr shì shì gè wú néng de huáng dì ， tā bù dàn xìn rèn jiān chén zhào gāo ，
And he killed many of his loyal ministers.
ér qiě hái shā le xǔ duō zhōng xīn de dà chén 。
The common people were not doing well, so people everywhere rose up against them.
lǎo bǎi xìng dōu guò de hěn bù hǎo ， yīn cǐ ， dào chù dōu yǒu rén qǐ lái fǎn kàng 。
Liu Bang and Xiang Yu belonged to the army of King Huai of Chu.
ér liú bāng hé xiàng yǔ jiù shì guī shǔ yú chǔ huái wàng de jūn duì zhōng 。
One day, King Huai of Chu said to Liu Bang and Xiang Yu, "Whoever enters Guanzhong first will become king."
yǒu yī tiān ， chǔ huái wàng duì liú bāng hé xiàng yǔ shuō ： “ nǐ men shuí yào shi xiān jìn rù guān zhōng ， shuí jiù kě yǐ chèn wáng 。 ”
So Liu Bang and Xiang Yu set out with their troops along the western and northern roads respectively.
yú shì ， liú bāng hé xiàng yǔ fēn bié dài zhe jūn duì xiàng xī lù hé běi lù chū fā 。
Along the way, Liu Bang, smoothly into the Guanzhong.
yī lù shàng ， liú bāng ， shùn lì jìn le Guān zhōng 。
However, once Liu Bang entered the city of Xianyang, he completely forgot his purpose.
bù guò ， liú bāng yī jìn rù xián yáng chéng hòu ， wán quán wàng le zì jǐ de mù dì 。
When Zhang Liang tried to persuade him, he suddenly saw the light and called a meeting of Guanzhong elders and heroes.
děng dào zhāng liáng qù quàn tā ， tā cái huǎng rán dà wù ， gǎn kuài zhào jí Guān zhōng fù lǎo 、 yīng xióng men kāi huì ，
He made three agreements with them, killing the murderer, wounding and stealing the crime, the rest can abolish the Qin Dynasty law.
hé tā men zuò le sān gè yuē dìng ，
All the officials were safe as before, and the people were glad to hear that,
suǒ yǒu de guān lì hé yǐ qián yī yàng píng ān wú shì ， bǎi xìng men dé zhī yě dōu hěn gāo xìng ，
"If Liu Peigong can return to Kanto, then we ordinary people will have a good life."
sì chù xuān chuán ： “ rú guǒ liú pèi gōng kě yǐ huí dào guān gōng ， nà me wǒ men lǎo bǎi xìng jiù yǒu hǎo rì zi guò le 。 ”
Therefore, Liu Bang successfully bought the hearts and minds of Guanzhong.
yīn cǐ ， liú bāng hěn shùn lì de shōu mǎi le Guān zhōng de rén xīn 。
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