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" Who ever sees in China a tipsy man reeling about a crowded thoroughfare, or lying with his head in a ditch by the side of some country road ? " It is not, however, generally known that the Chinese, with their usual quaintness, distinguish between five... "
Chinese Sketches - Page 114
by Herbert Allen Giles - 1876 - 204 pages
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Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio, Volume 1

Songling Pu - China - 1880
...a single sentence, to which I adhere as firmly now as when the book in question was published: — "Who ever sees in China a tipsy man reeling about...head in a ditch by the side of some country road?" It is not, however, generally known that the Chinese, with their usual quaintness, distinguish between...
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Strange stories from a Chinese studio, tr. [from the Liao-chai ..., Volume 1

P'u Sung-ling - 1880
...a single sentence, to which I adhere as firmly now as when the book in question was published: — "Who ever sees in China a tipsy man reeling about...his head in a ditch by the side of some country road ? " It is not, however, generally known that the Chinese, with their usual quaintness, distinguish...
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Li Hung Chang's Scrap-book

Missionaries - 1913 - 382 pages
...ardent spirit can be supplied to the people "at a low price, delirium tremens is an untranslatable "term. Who ever sees in China a tipsy man reeling...peaceful, "and industrious ; they fly from intoxicating, quarrel" some samshoo to the more congenial opium-pipe, "which soothes the weary brain, induces sleep,...
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Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio

Songling Pu - China - 1916 - 488 pages
...single sentence, to which I adhere as firmly now as when the book in question was published : — " Who ever sees in China a tipsy man reeling about a...his head in a ditch by the side of some country road ? " It is not, however, generally known that the Chinese, with their usual quaintness, distinguish...
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