○第八帖 花の宴
源氏は二月二十日の南殿の桜花の宴の後、月の美しさに誘われ弘微殿の廊下を歩いていると、「朧月夜にしくものはなし」と口ずさみながら出てきた姫君と名前も知らぬまま一夜を明かし扇を交換して別れます。そして三月下旬の右大臣家に招かれた藤の宴で、この姫君が右大臣家の六の君である事がわかります。

・The 8th Story - Hana-no-En
Attracted to the beauty of the Moon, Genji was walking along the corridor in Kokiden on his way back from a cherry blossom-viewing-party at the Imperial Palace. Just then Genji met a lady who appeared as singing to herself "There is nothing as beautiful as the night with a clouded-over moon (in spring) ". Genji passed the night with her without even knowing her name. He exchanged his ohgi (fan) for hers and left her.