Hau kiou choaan: or, The pleasing history : a translation from the Chinese language : to which are added : I. The argument or story of a Chinese play; II. A collection of Chinese proverbs and III. Fragments of Chinese poetry ...

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Thomas Percy
Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1761 - Chinese poetry
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Google has scanned volumes II, III, and IV, but seems to have neglected scanning volume I.

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Page 52 - But I fay unto you, Love your enemies, blefs them that curfe you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which defpitefully ufe you, and perfecute you...
Page 52 - If thy brother trefpafs againft thee, rebuke him; " and if he repent, forgive him. And if he trefpafs againft thee feven " times in a day, and feven times in a day turn again to thee, faying, " I repent, thou fhalt forgive him.
Page 52 - Eph. 5. i. Be ye followers of God as dear Children. They are the Children of God, who are Followers of God, who purifie themfelves as he is pure, and who are perfect as he is perfect. So that to be the Child of God, or the Child of the Devil, fignifies as much as to carry a particular...
Page 192 - ... contrary to all other eaflern nations, who fit crofs-legged on the ground, and either ufe no table but the floor, or at moft have them about a foot high from it. At their entertainments...
Page 85 - ... the degeneracy of the times. " There are only two words in our days by which both the people and the mandarins regulate their conduct, and those are riches and power.
Page 166 - ... of the miserable people. So that it is a common proverb in China that the king unwittingly lets loose so many hangmen, murderers, hungry dogs and wolves to ruin and devour the poor people, when he creates new mandarins to govern them.
Page 6 - Not to commit any impurity. IV. Not to tell a lie. V. Not to drink wine. P. Du Halde, vol. ip 650. 672. and P. Semedo, p. 89. &c. Picart, vol. iv. 228. P. Lc eriter'tamrheht,. arid be glad to converfe with you before you go.
Page 292 - ... of ftate. This tribunal hath likewife the keeping of the rolls, and regifters, which are made every year, of all the families, number of men, meafure of land, and the duties arifing from them to the emperor. 3. Li-pu. 3- THE court of Li-pu, or...
Page 50 - E benefit benefit received ought to be returned manifold : and on the other hand, that an injury may be pardoned; except when it is of a grofs nature, and then there ought to be full fatisfaclion.

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