○第四十八帖 早蕨
姉の大君が亡くなり、哀しみにくれる中の君に山の阿闍梨から蕨や土筆などが届けられます。さまざまな物思いに面痩せした彼女の風情は亡き大君に通います。大君を愛していた薫の君は、次第に中の君に想いが移っていきます。

・The 48th Story - Sawarabi
Chu-no-Kimi suffering grief at the death of her sister, Taikun, received brackens and horsetails from a venerable priest of a temple in the mountain. She became thin and now was very alike her dead sister. Kaoru-no-Kimi began to shift his love from Taikun to Chu-no-Kimi.