Life in Corea

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Macmillan and Company, 1888 - Korea - 317 pages
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II
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VII
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X
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XIV
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XV
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Page 317 - Minister Resident in Uruguay ; Author of " A Narrative of a Year's Journey through Central and Eastern Arabia, 1862-1863," "Essays on Eastern Questions," "Dutch Guiana,
Page 134 - The seed is sown in March ; the seedlings are planted out in beds raised a foot above the level of the surrounding soil, bordered with upright slates and covered in from sun and rain by sheds of reeds 3 or 4 feet high, towards the north left more or less open according to the weather, and placed in rows with just room enough to walk between them. During the first and second year the plant has only two leaves and is frequently transplanted, in the fourth year the stem is about...
Page 53 - Wonsan, consisting of a rough flat stone, about seven feet square, resting on two small upright stones placed at its north and south ends.
Page 53 - On either side of the road there were planted wooden posts, of which one face had been roughly planed, and on the higher part was a very rude carving representing a human face with very prominent teeth.
Page 171 - ... size to cover the body from the shoulders to the hips. One side is flat, and applies directly to the front side of the body as the patient lies on the back.
Page 269 - I asked him what was the matter, and he replied that he was dying of home-sickness ; for three days he had eaten nothing ; and the other Chinaman gave him no sympathy.
Page 85 - The next morning my Chinese servant was not to be found, and it turned out that he had been arrested by the police, on his way home from dining with a friend, on the charge of being out in the streets after dark, in the hours set apart for women to take their exercise.

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