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The Middle Kingdom: A Survey of the ... Chinese Empire and Its ..., Volum 1
Samuel Wells Williams
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1848
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Side 228 - Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you...
Side 547 - Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana...
Side 547 - Our minister, Caleb Cushing, is authorized to make a treaty to regulate trade. Let it be just. Let there be no unfair advantage on either side.
Side 89 - Hardly prepared for this blow to my established notions, I requested he would discourse of their philosophy. He reopened the volume, and read with becoming gravity, ' The most learned men are decidedly of opinion that the seat of the human understanding is the stomach.'* I seized the volume in despair, and rushed from the apartment.
Side 548 - Pekin, and there deliver it ; and that your great officers will, by your order, make a treaty with him to regulate affairs of trade, so that nothing may happen to disturb the peace between China and America. Let the treaty be signed by your own imperial hand. It shall be signed by mine, by the authority of our great council, the Senate. And so may your health be good, and may peace reign.
Side 92 - With a general regard for outward decency, they are vile and polluted in a shocking degree, their conversation is full of filthy expressions, and their lives of impure acts.
Side 449 - The barbarians are like beasts, and not to be ruled on the same principles as citizens. Were any one to attempt controlling them by the great maxims of reason, it would tend to nothing but confusion. The ancient kings well understood this, and accordingly ruled barbarians by misrule. Therefore, to rule barbarians by misrule is the true and the best way of ruling them.
Side 548 - Fu-chow, and all such other places as may offer profitable exchanges both to China and the United States, provided they do not break your laws nor our laws. We shall not take the part of evil-doers. We shall not uphold them that break your laws. Therefore, we doubt not that you will be pleased...
Side 515 - Emperor he described how he had braved the hottest of the fight " on the battle-field, where cannon balls innumerable, flying in awful confusion through the expanse of Heaven, fell before, behind, and on either side of him, while in the distance he saw the ships of the rebels, standing erect, lofty as the mountains. The fierce daring of the rebels was inconceivable. Officers and men fell at their posts. Every effort to resist and check the...