The Chinese, 第 1-2 卷

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第 256 頁 - On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth So great an object; can this cockpit hold The vasty fields of France? or may we cram Within this wooden O the very casques That did affright the air at Agincourt?
第 9 頁 - Redress the rigours of the inclement clime; Aid slighted truth with thy persuasive strain; Teach erring man to spurn the rage of gain; Teach him, that states of native strength...
第 255 頁 - By and by we hear news of shipwreck in the same place, and then we are to blame if we accept it not for a rock. Upon the back of that comes out a hideous monster with fire and smoke, and then the miserable beholders are bound to take it for a cave.
第 203 頁 - And really it is an honour, and almost a singular one to our English laws, that they furnish a title of this sort ; since preventive justice is, upon every principle of reason, of humanity* and of sound policy, preferable in all respects to punishing justice...
第 223 頁 - ... in which they are expressed. There is nothing here of the monstrous verbiage of most other Asiatic productions ; none of the superstitious deliration, the miserable incoherence, the tremendous...
第 255 頁 - Now you shall have three ladies walk to gather flowers, and then we must believe the stage to be a garden. By and by we hear news of a shipwreck in the same place, and then we are to blame if we accept it not for a rock.
第 240 頁 - The barber learns his art on the orphan's face;" the Chinese, " In a field of melons do not pull up your shoe; under a plum-tree do not adjust your cap...
第 12 頁 - These matters are all so well understood by those who are bred up to them, that they occasion no embarrassment whatever to the Chinese. The ordinary salutation among equals is to join the closed hands, and lift them two or three times towards the head, saying, Haou — tsing, tsing ; that is, " Are you well ? — Hail, hail '" Hence is derived, we believe, the Canton jargon of chin-chin.
第 32 頁 - Portngalls had in all that time, since the return of the pinnace, so beslandered them to the Chinese, reporting them to be rogues, thieves, beggars, and what not, that they became very jealous of the good meaning of the English...
第 141 頁 - And those who think still govern those who toil." The commentary appended to the foregoing in the Chinese work proceeds to add, — "The mutual benefit derived by these different classes from each other's exertions resembles the advantage that results to the farmer and mechanic from the exchange of their respective produce. Hence it is proved that the exemption of some from manual labour is beneficial to the whole community." It appears from the book of Mencius...

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