Pavilions in the Air: Chinese Proverbs and Their English Equivalents
Stacey International, Mar 31, 2009 - Fiction - 96 pages
Gathered here are gems galore, which revealing much as to the Chinese national psyche, highlight particular traits and characteristics that span the globe. We all know Deng Xiaoping's famous 'It doesn't matter what colour the cat is, as long as it catches mice', but most of us would only recognize an approximate English equivalent of 'A mighty come out recognize an approximate English equivalent of 'A mighty dragon cannot crush a local snake' or 'A Phoenix might come out of a crow's nest'.
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