A Glossary of Reference on Subjects Connected with the Far East

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Kelly & Walsh, 1900 - East Asia - 328 pages
 

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Page 119 - Which is why I remark, And my language is plain, That for ways that are dark, And for tricks that are vain, The heathen Chinee is peculiar — Which the same I am free to maintain.
Page 199 - AH ! LOVER ! BROTHER ! GUIDE ! LAMP OF THE LAW ! I TAKE MY REFUGE IN THY NAME AND THEE ! I TAKE MY REFUGE IN THY LAW OF GOOD ! I TAKE MY REFUGE IN THY ORDER...
Page 91 - It is hereby expressly stipulated that the British Government and its subjects will be allowed free and equal participation in all privileges, immunities, and advantages that may have been, or may be hereafter, granted by His Majesty the Tycoon of Japan to the Government or subjects of any other nation.
Page 119 - Which I wish to remark, And my language is plain, That for ways that are dark And for tricks that are vain, The heathen Chinee is peculiar, Which the same I would rise to explain.
Page 307 - Lures winged insects through the lampless air. SPIRIT My coursers are fed with the lightning, They drink of the whirlwind's stream, And when the red morning is bright'ning They bathe in the fresh sunbeam ; They have strength for their swiftness I deem, Then ascend with me, daughter of Ocean.
Page 195 - Seeking nothing, he gains all ; Foregoing self, the Universe grows " I " : If any teach NIRVANA is to cease, Say unto such they lie. If any teach NIRVANA is to live, Say unto such they err ; not knowing this, Nor what light shines beyond their broken lamps, Nor lifeless, timeless bliss.
Page 23 - Than whom Cassandra was not more prophetic ; For if my pure libations exceed three, I feel my heart become so sympathetic, That I must have recourse to black Bohea : 'Tis pity wine should be so deleterious, For tea and coffee leave us much more serious...
Page 251 - As when a vulture on Imaus bred, Whose snowy ridge the roving Tartar bounds. Dislodging from a region scarce of prey To gorge the flesh of lambs or yeanling kids On hills where flocks are fed, flies...
Page 119 - And he went for that heathen Chinee. In the scene that ensued I did not take a hand, But the floor it was strewed Like the leaves on the strand With the cards that Ah Sin had been hiding, In the game
Page 119 - He did not understand ; But he smiled as he sat by the table, With the smile that was childlike and bland. Yet the cards they were stocked In a way that I grieve, And my feelings were shocked At the state of Nye's sleeve, Which was stuffed full of aces and bowers, And the same with intent to deceive. But the hands that were played By that heathen Chinee, And the points that he made, Were quite frightful to see, — Till at last he put down a right bower, Which the same Nye had dealt unto me. Then...

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