The Guide to Kuan Hua; A Translation of the Kuan Hua Chih Nan, with an Essay on Tone and Accent in Pekinese and a Glossary of Phrases

The Guide to Kuan Hua; A Translation of the Kuan Hua Chih Nan, with an Essay on Tone and Accent in Pekinese and a Glossary of Phrases

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...to have a guarantee or not. b. That's as you wish, Sir. a. Very well, let it be this way then, --as he comes on your recommendation, will you be guarantee? b. Yes, I will. And from when shall he begin to attend on you, Sir? a. H'm. To-day is the 28th; two days more to the end of the month. Oh, the best way will be just to tell him to come on the lst of next month. b. Yes. a. And there's his bedding and so on, tell him to bring that with him too. b. Yes, Sir; and we must fix on a room for him to live in. a. Well, I think that empty room facing south, and next the bath-room, on the west, behind the white wall right at the end of the court, would do for him, wouldn't it? b. To be sure, that would be a capital place. b. Mr. C. has sent a man with a note for you, Sir. a. Oh! Mr. C. asks me to see him. I'll go now at once. Then let the matter be settled in that way. NO. 2 a. Boy! b. Yes, Sir! a. Make some tea for the teacher. b. What tea do you want, Sir, coffee or black tea? a. Neither, make some Japanese tea. b. There's no more tea left, Sir, in the pewter canister. a. Very well, you know the tin canister on the second shelf of the cupboard in the inner room, --well take that; and after this, whenever you see the tea in the canister is coming to an end, even if I don't tell you, just replenish it. b. Yes, Sir. a. Make haste and get the tea, I'll make it myself. a. Ask the teacher to have whichever cup of tea he likes best. And yesterday you never looked what you were about, and put in ever so much tea. It was made so strong that it was altogether too bitter to drink. Didn't you see what faces Master Wn kept pulling when he was drinking it yesterday? b. Yes, another time 1 will take more care when I'm making the tea. a. And the teapot, and cup and.show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236624653
  • 9781236624659