Ximen invites his friends to dine at his home; they eat heartily and hide the leftovers in their big sleeves to take home.
Ximen’s four spoiled maids are invited to dine at one servant’s home, they do not touch wine and food due to a shallow and simple house.
Ximen’s wives are going out and getting stranded outside in the snow, complainting the servants are slow in finding coats and return.
30 year old 1st wife: will have a son and live a long life
34 year old 3rd wife: will have a daughter and live a long life
27 year old 6th wife: will die this year