The Jews at K"ai-Tung-Too; Beeing a Narrative of a Mission of Inquiry, to the Jewish Synagogue at K'Ae-Tung-Too. with an Introduction by George Smith Lord Bishop of Victoria. (Mit Karte) Zu Diesem Werke Auch Die Fac-Similes of the

The Jews at K"ai-Tung-Too; Beeing a Narrative of a Mission of Inquiry, to the Jewish Synagogue at K'Ae-Tung-Too. with an Introduction by George Smith Lord Bishop of Victoria. (Mit Karte) Zu Diesem Werke Auch Die Fac-Similes of the

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...they planted willow trees; tho3e heaps of sand looked from afar like cily walls, of a yellow colour; on the lower banks they planted various kinds of trees; by the lake side there were many straw houses, and some of them "were in the centre of the lake, and sonre overwhelmed. All along the way that we travelled, from W&ngke'a-ying to Ho-nan, we saw people planting cabbages and ground-nuts. The women of the northern country (from In planting ground-nuts, they first lay some seeds on the surface of the ground, after which they take a sieve containing sand, which they shake over the seeds till they are covered y in a fev tnontlra the young sprouts shoot '/p. Kaou-kea-wan to the district city of T'hang-san), as far as our observation went, never dressed themselves properly, nor made themselves look clean and fresh, like the women of Keang.nan and Ke'ang-soo provinces; their hair was always uncombed, and instead of dressing it, they covered their heads with a piece of a black napkin, while some of the dishevelled hairs were just pushed in, in order to conceal their slovenliness; their dress was not very long, coming down only to about four inches below the knees, without a petticoat, such as is worn by the women of other parts. Dec. 16. On our homeward journey from K'hae-fung-foo, we sailed down the Yellow River; the distance from the city to the bank of the Yellow River is about 10 miles; the road being sandy and sometimes watery. No vegetables are to be seen on the way, neither cultivated fields. The following day, nothing occurred worthy of notice. On the 18th, we reached Lew-k5a-k'how, (see p. 21), where we stayed for tho night. Having left this, and travailed on the 19th about 12 miles, we came to an anchorage for the night, in company...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236575777