THE WIDOW HO (CHINESE FOLK-LORE TALES, 1910) by REV. J. MACGOWAN, D.D.

One day in the early dawn, a distinguished mandarin was leaving the temple of the City God. It was his duty to visit this temple on the first and fifteenth of the moon, whilst the city was still asleep, to offer incense and adoration to the stern-looking figure enshrined within. This mandarin was Shih-Kung, and…