Farmers had tough and difficult life. They lived in small villages. They worked day and night, yet they did not even own the land that they worked on. The property was usually owned by the noble or king. In addition to working on the noble's land, the farmer had to give gifts to the noble.
The noble in ancient China had pretty dressed up. They dont have a job or we can say their job was just play. The noble do outdoor drinking, talking about literature , riding horses, dancing, playing music. When noble were young, they spent a lot of time on learning etiquette and the contemporary literature and politics.