The Great Wall of China (Google eBook)

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Sturgis & Walton Company, 1909 - Great Wall of China (China) - 393 pages
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maybe the most valuble about the Great Wall of China.worth a reading.

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Page 160 - Ah Love! could you and I with Fate conspire To grasp this sorry Scheme of Things entire, Would not we shatter it to bits and then Re-mould it nearer to the Heart's Desire!
Page 309 - Twin trees whose boughs together twine, Two birds that guard one nest, We'll soon be far asunder torn As sunrise from the west. "Hearts knit in childhood's innocence, Long bound in Hymen's ties, One goes to distant battlefields, One sits at home and sighs. "Like carrier...
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Page 148 - ... gunpowder it proved a valuable protection to the country; but the time came when the very people whom the Chinese most dreaded broke through the wall and took possession of the country. Some one has written this witty description of the Great Wall : " The most important building in China is the Chinese Wall, built to keep the Tartars out. It was built at such enormous expense that the Chinese never got over it. But the Tartars did.
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