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" ... 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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Chiang Kai-shek's Secret Past: The Memoir of His Second Wife, Ch?en Chieh-ju

Jieru Chen, Chieh-ju Ch?en - History - 1993 - 273 pages
...completed the second part of the ceremony. Whenever I looked up to steal a glance at Kai-shek, I could see he had a preoccupied and uncomfortable look about him, appearing to be happy and proud, but a little impatient. I knew instinctively his main thought was to get the ceremony...
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Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the China He Lost

Jonathan Fenby - China - 2003 - 562 pages
...ceremony. 'Whenever I looked up to steal a glance at Kai-shek,' Chen's memoirs record, 'I could see that he had a preoccupied and uncomfortable look about him, appearing to be happy and proud, but a little impatient. I knew instinctively his main thought was to get the ceremony...
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