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AT THE GATE OF SAMARIA By William J. Locke ...

AT THE GATE OF SAMARIA

By William J. Locke

London

William Heinemann

1895
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To pencil and sunbeam add word-pictures by men...

To pencil and sunbeam add word-pictures by men and women from whose critical eyes she did not conceal herself; and we may confidently affirm that we knew her personal appearance as well as we knew...
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What part the Empress Mother had taken in this...

What part the Empress Mother had taken in this her first coup d'état, is left to conjecture. Penetrating and ambitious she was not content to be a tool in the hands of the Eight. The senior Empress...
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Both conquerors found it necessary to conciliate...

Both conquerors found it necessary to conciliate the subject race by liberal and timely concessions; but here begins a contrast. In Britain no external badge of subjection was ever imposed; in...
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CHAPTER XXXII THE MANCHUS, THE NORMANS OF...

CHAPTER XXXII

THE MANCHUS, THE NORMANS OF CHINA

The Ta-Ts'ing Dynasty—The Empress Dowager—Her Origin—Her First Regency—Her Personality—Other Types—Two Manchu Princes—Two Manchu Ministers—The...
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Page ix INTRODUCTION How varied are the...

Page ix INTRODUCTION

How varied are the geological formations of different countries, and what countless ages do they represent! Scarcely less diversified are the human beings that occupy the...
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The Awakening of China By W. A. P. MARTIN,...

The Awakening of China

By W. A. P. MARTIN, D.D., LL.D

Formerly President of the Chinese Imperial University

Author of "A Cycle of Cathay," "The Siege
in Peking," "The Lore of Cathay,"...
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Section III: What is Freedom? 303 Elements in...

Section III: What is Freedom? 303
Elements in freedom; capacity in action; novel possibilities; force of desire.III

The place of natural fact and law in morals brings us to the problem of...
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HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCT An Introduction to...

HUMAN NATURE
AND CONDUCT
An Introduction to Social Psychology

BY
JOHN DEWEY



NEW YORK
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Ah! whither shall I fly? what path untrod ...

Ah! whither shall I fly? what path untrod

Shall I seek out to ’scape the flaming rod

Of my offended, of my angry God?


Where shall I sojourn? what kind sea will hide

My head from...
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LETTER XXX. IT is so long since that I sent...

LETTER XXX.

IT is so long since that I sent you the first part of my observations on Quarles that perhaps you have forgot my promise for the remainder.——I will now resume the subject.

Quarles...
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LETTER XXVIII. THOUGH superstition is pretty...

LETTER XXVIII.

THOUGH superstition is pretty well laughed away, yet there are some points in which we can never get the better of it. The wedding ring in coffee grounds—the coffin in the...
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See how the latter trumpet’s dreadful blast ...

See how the latter trumpet’s dreadful blast

Affrights stout Mars his trembling son!
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See how he startles! how he stands aghast,

And scrambles from his melting throne!

Hark! how the...
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THIRTY LETTERS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS. ...

THIRTY
LETTERS
ON
VARIOUS SUBJECTS.

IN TWO VOLUMES.
VOL. II.
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Some rockets were fired with great precision into...

Some rockets were fired with great precision into the enemy's position, by Lieutenant Fitzjames and Mr. Jackson, of the Cornwallis, but the Chinese poured in a heavy fire of ginjals and matchlocks...
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CHAPTER XXXII. A heavy blow had now been...

CHAPTER XXXII.

A heavy blow had now been inflicted upon the Chinese, by the severe reverses they had met with at Ningpo and at Chinhae, and by the defeat of all their designs against Chusan. It...
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PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION. ...

PREFACE

TO
THE SECOND EDITION.



The rapid sale of the first edition, and the unexpected favour which the work has met with, have induced the Author to put forth a second edition, in a...
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Table of Contents (generated) PREFACE TO THE...

Table of Contents (generated)

PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION.
PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.
ILLUSTRATIONS.
CHAPTER I.
CHAPTER II.
CHAPTER III.
CHAPTER IV.
CHAPTER V.
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I have skated on the moat outside the city wall...

I have skated on the moat outside the city wall but it was not very good, the chief attraction being to watch Chinese performers. As a rule they wear only one skate, on which they propel themselves...
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Here, too, were to be seen wicker baskets, much...

Here, too, were to be seen wicker baskets, much resembling orange crates, full of common sparrows, representing a regular supply for a regular demand. Benevolent old Chinamen, flâneurs and literati...
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CHAPTER VIIToC AROUND PEKING The...

CHAPTER VIIToC

AROUND PEKING


The translation of the word Peking is "capital of the North," and is so called in contradistinction to Nanking[1] or "capital of the South."

Peking is not a...
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LIFE AND SPORT IN CHINA ...

LIFE AND SPORT IN CHINA







LIFE AND SPORT
IN CHINA
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Although the troops had been ordered to occupy...

Although the troops had been ordered to occupy the Cambrai-Le Cateau-Landrecies position, and the ground had, during the 25th, been partially prepared and intrenched, I had grave doubts—owing to the...
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A certain amount of fighting continued along the...

A certain amount of fighting continued along the whole line throughout the night and at daybreak on the 24th the Second Division from the neighborhood of Harmignies made a powerful demonstration as...
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