... altar and drank from a silver wine cup while the matron of honour chanted wishes that they might enjoy long life and harmony and have many children. Firecrackers were let off outside to end the ceremony. 'Whenever I looked up to steal a glance at...
Among the Sons of Han: Notes of a Six Years' Residence in Various Parts of ... - Page 91
by Mrs. Thomas Francis Hughes - 1881 - 314 pages
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