An Aide-de-camp's Recollections of Service in China: A Residence in Hong-Kong, and Visits to Other Islands in the Chinese Seas, 第 2 卷

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第 215 頁 - I am happy to have it in my power to Say that my worthy friend Cap! Lewis is recovering fast, he walked a little to day for the first time, I have discontinued the tent in the hole the ball came out...
第 331 頁 - THE LIFE OF GEORGE BRUMMELL, Esq., commonly called BEAU BRUMMELL. By Captain JESSE, unattached. Revised and Annotated Edition from the Author's own Interleaved Copy. With Forty Portraits in Colour of Brummell and his Contemporaries.
第 33 頁 - It would be the worst thing you have done for a number of years to go to war with an immense empire like China, and possessing so many resources. You would, doubtless, at first succeed, take what vessels they have, and destroy their trade and cities ; but you would soon teach them their own strength. They would be compelled to adopt measures to defend themselves against you. They would consider, and say, We must try to make ourselves equal to this nation. Why should we suffer a people so far away...
第 39 頁 - Pekin every three years, on condition that it should not contain more than two hundred persons, and directly this caravan reached the frontier, notice was to be sent to the Chinese court, which would despatch an officer to meet the caravan, and conduct the persons to Pekin. Kiachta and Tuenchaitu, both of which are situated on the confines of Siberia, were appointed as places of resort, where a trade to the subjects of both nations was allowed. The commerce, as it is now carried on, is entirely a...
第 108 頁 - One of the first would be seventy-eight cubits long. It is to be noted that the cubit is about one foot three inches, English. " When the vessel is fully manned, the crew consists of one captain, one second ditto, sixty rowers, and ten sailors to steer and shift sails. " The greater part of the men on board this boat belonged to the town of Whampoa, where the wives of those who are married reside. In every case they are not permitted to embark with their husbands, in the fear that they would cause...
第 109 頁 - During the night the watch consists of six men, relieved every hour. As there is no watch or clock on board, they calculate the time by means of a joss-stick, on which are four marks at equal distances. A watch extends from one mark to another. The joss-stick is lighted at eight o'clock at night. They use two during the night, from whence it will be seen the last watch finishes at four o'clock in the morning. " The armament is composed in the following manner:— 1 Long cannon, 12-pounder.
第 45 頁 - ... unfortunate individuals, on whom this foul deed has been committed, were inoffensive camp followers and seamen, who neither were armed, nor had any means of defending themselves or of molesting others, and who were specially entitled, as distressed and shipwrecked men, both by the laws and usages of China, to kindness and protection, the plenipotentiary has no language by which he can sufficiently proclaim the sentiments of abhorrence and detestation with which he views this lamentable affair,...

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