The Closing Events of the Campaign in China: The Operations in the Yang-tze-kiang and Treaty of Nanking

J. Murray, 1843 - 227 頁

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第 107 頁 - She caine close to me, and seized me by the arm, and with clenched teeth and deadly frown pointed to the bodies — to her daughters — to her yet splendid house, and to herself; then stepped back a pace, and with firmly closed hands, and in a...
第 115 頁 - I may therefore conclude, that the passion of laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from a sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly...
第 235 頁 - SOUTH GERMANY— Bavaria, Austria, Salzberg, the Austrian and Bavarian Alps, the Tyrol, and the Danube, from Ulm to the Black Sea. Map. Post 8vo. 10s. — PAINTING— the German, Flemish, and Dutch Schools.
第 198 頁 - ... you prize moderation and economy, in order to prevent the lavish waste of your means.
第 202 頁 - Lasting peace and friendship between the two empires. 2. China to pay twenty-one millions of dollars in the course of the present and three succeeding years. 3. The ports of Canton, Amoy, Foo-chow-foo, Ningpo, and Shanghai to be thrown open to British merchants, consular officers to be appointed to reside at them, and regular and just tariffs of import and export (as well as inland transit) duties to be established and published.
第 170 頁 - They owned the plausibility of the argument, but expressed themselves persuaded that their imperial master would never listen to a word upon the subject. " To convince them that what...
第 197 頁 - They do so, according to their rank: he then says, " kneel thrice, and bow the head nine times." They kneel, and bow to the ground, with their faces towards a platform, on which is placed a board with the emperor's name. He next calls aloud
第 161 頁 - So the boat's brawny crew the current stem, And, slow advancing, struggle with the stream: But if they slack their hands, or cease to strive, Then down the flood with headlong haste they drive.
第 169 頁 - This, he said, in consistency with our constitutional laws, could not be done; and he added, that even if England chose to exercise so arbitrary a power over her tillers of the soil, it would not check the evil so far as they (the Chinese) were concerned, while the cancer remained uneradicated among themselves, but that it would merely throw the market into other hands.
第 91 頁 - Know'st thou the land where the lemon-trees bloom ? Where the gold orange glows in the deep thicket's gloom ? Where a wind ever soft from the blue heaven blows, And the groves are of laurel and myrtle and rose ? Know'st thou it ? Thither ! O thither, My dearest and kindest, with thee would I go.