... expensive to be generally consumed. A dinner-party in China is a most methodical affair as regards precedence among guests, the number of courses, and their general order and arrangement. We shall endeavour to give a detailed and accurate account... Chinese Sketches - Page 153by Herbert Allen Giles - 1876 - 204 pagesFull view
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Sir Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell - British - 1903 - 1021 pages
...dexterously with a couple of small Chopsticks, which wrve them instead of Forks." — Loctuer. 174. 1876. — "Before each there will be found a pair of chopsticks, a wine-cup, a small saucer for soy . . . and a pile of email pieces of paper for cleaning these article« as required. —Wi/M, CMiu»...