#1550 Three Visits to the Hut
The story of "Three Visits to the Hut" is that Liu Bei called on Zhuge Liang sincerely for three times ,inviting zhuge to assist him to run the country. This idiom now is used as a metaphor, meaning someone aspires to find talent people with all heart.
In the Late Han Dynasty, the whole country was riotous. liu Bei heard that zhuge liang was knowledgeable, moral, and talent. As a result, liu Bei came to longzhong’ Wollongang paid a visit to zhuge liang with his sworn brother guanyu and zhangfei. Liu Bei wanted to invite zhuge liang to assist him. However, zhuge liang happened to go out that day. As a result, liu Bei and his sworn brother went back with disappointment. Before long, liu Bei and his sworn brother paid a visit to zhuge liang for a second time with heavy snow. Unexpectedly, huge liang went to travel again. Liu Bei had no choice but to left a letter, which expressed his great respect to zhuge liang and the sincerity of inviting him to save the country together. After a while, liu Bei and his sworn brother visited zhuge liang for the third time. When they arrived at the hut, zhuge liang was sleeping. Liu Bei did not dare to disturb him and stood aside waiting .he did not sit down and talked to zhuge liang Until zhuge liang was awake. Zhuge liang felt that liu Bei had the determination to save the country for his repeated visit, and he also got the courage, judgment and strategy. So he agreed to come out and helped liu Bei to establish the shu Force, He assisted liu Bei loyally and devotedly，and made a great contribution to the formation of the three kingdoms. This story becomes a famous and classic tale .
If someone pays a visit repeatedly to invite the one he respects to work for him, this idiom can be quoted to describe his thirsty and sincerity, which means the thirsty for the talent.
--Translated by dragon@CSLPOD