China, During the War and Since the Peace, 第 2 卷

Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1852

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第 262 頁 - I tell you, captain, if you look in the maps of the 'orld, I warrant you shall find, in the comparisons between Macedon and Monmouth, that the situations, look you, is both alike. There is a river in Macedon ; and there is also moreover a river at Monmouth...
第 270 頁 - All Japanese who return from abroad shall be put to death. " Whoever discovers a priest shall have a reward of...
第 229 頁 - No matter whether they worship images or do not worship images, there are no prohibitions against them, if, when practising their creed, they act well.
第 204 頁 - ... was practically tolerated, and to us this made a great difference. The Chinese government was not sufficiently honest to make a public avowal of this change in its system; but the position in which Great Britain stood became materially altered. China had distinctly declined a conventional arrangement for the remedy of the evil, and expressed a desire that we should not bring the existing abuse to its notice.
第 271 頁 - The whole race of the Portuguese, with their mothers, nurses, and whatever belongs to them, shall be banished to Macao.
第 85 頁 - It is agreed that Her Britannic Majesty's chief high officer in China shall correspond with the Chinese high officers, both at the capital and in the provinces, under the term, "communication...
第 268 頁 - So great was the covetousness of the Dutch, and so strong the alluring power of the Japanese gold, that rather than quit the prospect of a trade (indeed most advantageous) they willingly underwent an almost perpetual imprisonment, for such in fact is our residence at Desima, and chose to suffer many...
第 252 頁 - The kings found in him a man full of complaisance ; the pagans a minister who accommodated himself to their superstitions ; the mandarins a polite courtier skilled in all the trickery of courts ; and the devil a faithful servant, who, far from destroying, established his reign among the heathen, and even extended it to the Christians.
第 263 頁 - It is not above a hundred years,' he says, ' since the Japanese first ventured thither. It was thought, before that time, to be wholly inaccessible, and by reason of the thick smoke which was observed continually to arise from it, and of the several spectres, and other frightful uncommon apparitions, people fancied to see there chiefly in the night, it was believed to be a dwellingplace of devils, till at last a resolute and courageous man offered himself, and obtained leave, accordingly, to go and...
第 183 頁 - By a long established rule of the government, the possession of fire-arms had always, previous to the war with England, been denied to the common people; and even the sale of iron had at one time been restricted, lest it might be converted to other uses than those of agriculture. But during the war there had been such a liberal distribution of arms to persons of all descriptions, that they remained in the possession of many who were soon ready to make bad use of them.