Zha Jizuo (1601-1676), whose real name was Jiyou, was mistakenly written during the county examination, so he adopted it. Born in troubled times, he changed his font name: Sanxiu at the beginning, Zhisan at the beginning, Yihuang, Jingxiu, Yuzhai, Zuoyin, Fangzhou, Fabiao, Diaoyu, Xingzhai, Dongshan Diao in the late period. old man. Haining Yuan Huaren. When he was young, his family was poor and often sick, and he was eager to learn. In the sixth year of Chongzhen in the Ming Dynasty (1633), he was elected. During the reign of King Lu of the Southern Ming Dynasty, he served as the head of the Ministry of War and actively resisted the Qing Dynasty. Participated in the armed struggle to defend the Qiantang River, and once supervised the troops to defeat the Qing army in Zheshan (southwest of Haining). He also sent troops from the imperial censor Huang Zongxi to cross the sea and garrisoned in Tanshan. After the fall of the Ming Dynasty, the name was changed to Sheng, without the character "Sheng", and the word "cha" was also written as "楂". When he returned to his hometown, he built a Jingxiu Hall, gathered people to give lectures, and compiled the history of the Ming Dynasty. In the second year of Kangxi's reign in the Qing Dynasty (1663), he was implicated in the Ming Dynasty case of Zhuang Tingqin and imprisoned. He was exempted from prison after Wu Liuqi, the governor of Guangdong, defended himself. After he was released from prison, he changed his name to Zuo Yin and his nickname was Feiren. He lived in seclusion in Dongshan, Xiashi, and still gathered students to give lectures. He was known as Mr. Dongshan or Mr. Puyuan.
  Zha Jizuo was fond of history and wrote many books. After the fall of the Ming Dynasty, he spent 29 years, revised the manuscript dozens of times, and interviewed thousands of people to complete the masterpiece "Xi Wei Lu" on the history of the Ming Dynasty. Published by The Commercial Press in 1936). His "Ban Han History", "Lu Chunqiu", "Dongshan Guoyu", "Guoshou Lu", etc. are all extremely valuable historical works. He is good at music and likes to play, sing and beat music. He has a female music class at home and teaches it himself. He is famous in Jiangnan. He is the author of the dramas "Continuation of the West Chamber", "Ming Fengdu", the legends "Three Repayments of Favor", "Fei Fei Xiang", etc. He is also the author of "Occasional Notes on the Origins of Classmates of Jingxiu Hall", "Dongshan Foreign Notes", "Wu Jing Shuo", "Four Books", "Tong Jian Yan", "Zhi Shi Lu", "Bing Que", and "Nan Yu" , "Northern Language", "Jingxiutang Shuozao", "Catalogue of Jingxiutang Disciples", "Travel Notes in Yu", "Du Zhi Zhi Chi", "Shi Ke", "Jingxiu Tang Poetry Collection", "Shuo Yu" , "Miscellaneous Odes of Travels in Guangdong", etc. He is also good at calligraphy and painting, and is also famous in the world.
  In the early days, Wu Liuqi once begged the salt official when he was young. Zha Jizuo saw that he was brave and drank heavily with him, and gave him financial aid. Later Wu Liuqi joined the army and became an admiral, never forgetting his old kindness. Cha's family was in trouble and they tried their best to rescue him. Zeng Yingcha went to live in Guangdong and helped him renovate his house. Wu Liuqi also visited the Crepe Cloud Peak, a rare stone, and brought it to Yuan Hua's house by sea. The chapter "General Dali" in "Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio" records this story. Crepe Cloud Peak is one of the three famous rocks in the south of the Yangtze River. It has undergone changes for more than a hundred years and now stands in the Jiangnan Famous Stone Garden in Hangzhou Flower Garden.
  In the sixth year of Kangxi (1667), Zha Jizuo died of illness at the age of sixty-eight. In the second year of Kangxi's reign, he was implicated in Zhuang Tingqin's "History of the Ming Dynasty" case and imprisoned. After his release from prison, he changed his name to Zuo Yin and his nickname was Feiren. He wrote "Cuiweilu", "Lu Chunqiu", "Dongshan Guoyu" and "Guoshou Lu" Waiting for books was a famous historian in the early Qing Dynasty.