The Korean Repository, Volume 5

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Trilingual Press, 1898 - Korea
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Page 360 - Broadway Interest allowed on Current Accounts and on Fixed Deposits according to arrangement. LOCAL BILLS DISCOUNTED. CREDITS granted on approved Securities, and every description of Banking and Exchange business transacted.
Page 282 - Club is really the center of distributing useful information. It is therefore more of an educational institution than a political wigwam as is supposed by some. These weekly meetings produce wonderful effects upon the thoughts of the members. They begin to realize the superiority of western civilization over that of eastern civilization; they are gradually becoming imbued with the spirit of cohesion, nationalism, liberty of views and the importance of education.
Page 243 - Kojong, declared in his decree: "the barbarians from beyond the sea have violated our border and invaded our land. If we do not fight, we must make treaties with them. Those who favor making a treaty sell their country."21 Soon after this decree was announced, three bishops, seventeen priests, and many native converts were killed.
Page 155 - 93; 1 lleut. May 27, '93. THE LAND OF CHOSEN. T. THERE'S a singular country far over the sea,— To the world It is known as Korea,— Where thorn's nothing to charm one and nothing to please. And of cleanliness not an idea ! Where a lucid description of persons and things Quite baffles the readiest pen, And stirs up strange qualms in the poet who sings Of that far-away land of Chosen; II.
Page 307 - Heaven will the mysteries explain, And then, ah, then, we'll understand. We'll know why clouds instead of sun Were over many a cherished plan; Why song has ceased when scarce begun; Tis there, some time, we'll understand.
Page 75 - The power of establishing these two great principles had been invested to your gracious Majesty by Heaven above. Whenever this power is destroyed there is no sovereignty. The object of erecting the Independence Arch and organizing the Independence Club by your humble servants is to reverence your Majesty's august throne and to strengthen the hearts of the people in order to maintain our dynasty and the independence of our nation.
Page 383 - June, 1897. Japanese and Chinese youths are also received at this school. The school has 2 foreign teachers and 4 native assistants, with 3 instructors in the Chinese character. A very highly appreciated course of lectures has been a prominent feature during the past two years, being delivered by native-born Koreans who have lived long abroad and become thoroughly familiar with matters that interest the outside world. No money is given to any of the pupils of this school except for services rendered....
Page 307 - Not now, but in the coming years It may be in the better land, ^ We'll read the meaning of our tears, And there, some time, we'll understand.
Page 171 - Koryu citizen, Cho I. , found his way to Peking, and there, having gained the ear of the emperor, told him that the Mongol powers ought to secure the vassalage of Japan.
Page 383 - Koreans who have lived long abroad and become thoroughly familiar with matters that interest the outside world. No money is given to any of the pupils of this school except for services rendered. Poor boys are given employment in the mission printing press, or bookbindery, and they thus learn a useful trade while helping themselves to a general education. A theological course was at one time furnished at this school, but it has been discontinued. The boys wear a uniform, and they have some drill...

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