Tai-yue bowed to each one of them （with folded arms）。
"Ask the young ladies in，" dowager lady Chia went on to say； "tell them a guest from afar has just arrived， one who comes for the first time； and that they may not go to their lessons."
the servants with one voice signified their obedience， and two of them speedily went to carry out her orders.
Not long after three nurses and five or six waiting-maids were seen ushering in three young ladies. the first was somewhat plump in figure and of medium height； her cheeks had a congealed appearance， like a fresh lichee； her nose was glossy like goose fat. She was gracious， demure， and lovable to look at.