Meeting the Sun: A Journey All Round the World Through Egypt, China, Japan and California, Including an Account of the Marriage Ceremonies of the Emperor of China
Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1874 - China - 413 pages
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Aden altar ancient Ancona appearance boat bride's Brindisi Buddhist called Captain ceremonies Ceylon character Chinaman Chinese church colour connexion Court doubt Dragon earth East Emperor of China English European expressed feet Gate give Government Heliotype hills history of China idea ILLUSTRATED LONDON Imperial India Indian island Japan Japanese journey junks Kaaba kind ladies Lake Lava-beds Legation look Manchoo mandarins marriage Mecca miles Modocs Mongolia morning mountains never night palace passed Peiho Peking Penang port present produced railway reached Red Sea region river road round route sacred sail seemed seen Shanghai ship side spot steamer stone strange streets Suez Canal supposed tablet Taepings Temple of Heaven thing Tientsing tomb town traveller trees vessels village visible wall whole word worship Yang-tse yellow Yosemité
Page 401 - Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all
Page 11 - the sudden turns and dangers of your roads, your rocks, your precipices, the difficulties of getting up, the horrors of getting down, mountains impracticable, and cataracts which roll down great stones from their summits, and block up his road. The peasants had been all day at work in removing a fragment of this kind between St. Michael and
Page 17 - in her lap all gems in sparkling showers, In purple was she robed, and of her feast Monarchs partook, and deem'd their dignity increased. And
Page 276 - Half-buried in the snow was found, Still grasping in his hand of ice That banner, with the strange device, Excelsior ! There, in the twilight cold and gray, Lifeless,
Page 83 - For them the Ceylon diver held his breath, And went all naked to the hungry shark ; For them his ears gush'd blood.
Page 276 - beautiful, he lay, And from the sky, serene and far, A voice fell, like a falling star, Excelsior
Page 34 - One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
Page 278 - the piracies of a neighbouring island, or to subdue a petty tribe existing, troublesome and independent, in the centre of a monarchy which seems as if it could crush them by a single movement of its body ; the police of the State all powerful in certain directions, and in others so weak as to
Page 1 - IN the Name of God Glorious and Allemyghty, He that wil passe over the See, to go to the City of Jerusalem, he may go by many Weyes, bothe on See and Londe, aftre the Contrée that hee cometh fro : manye of hem comen to an ende. But troweth not that I wil
Page 278 - of domestic industry with exclusion of external commerce—promotion of inland manufactures and trade without employing the precious metals as a medium of exchange—suffering perpetually from the population encroaching upon the means of subsistence, and yet systematically stimulating the increase of its numbers, removing every check which might mitigate the evil, and closing every outlet for the redundancy.