The Phoenix; A Monthly Magazine for China, Japan and Eastern Asia Volume 1

The Phoenix; A Monthly Magazine for China, Japan and Eastern Asia Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...the latter was quite stupiffed, and would not be likely to awake, he told his wife to assist her to sit up and then to take the soup and make her eat it. In a short time she awoke, and seeing a man and woman standing at her bed side holding a basin and pressing her to eat, she had not the least idea where she was, and asked vacantly who they were. Keaou-choo hearing this instantly rose up from her couch and coming to the bed side said, "These are my father and mother, who have just rescued us, and brought us down the mountain side; when the robbers were pursuing us and we were just thinking that our lives were undoubtedly to be sacriticed, it happened by good fortune that my father and mother came along the road looking for us, and saved us by putting the robbers to flight. They then brought us home, and you are now in perfect safety and may set your mind at ease, and need fear nothing. But I beseech you to take great care of yourself, and wait till you have recovered your strength b, fore you attempt to go up to the capital or return home, and then we three can soconpany vou." When Shoo-cheng heard this she was greatly rejoiced, and said, "If that is the case how deeply am I indebted to you, permit me then to rise and thank you on m knees. Keaou-choo's mother, however, stoppe her, and exclaimed, " What are theso words I hear! since my daughter is a servant of your honourable husband we are all of one familv, and my daughter must depend upon you for kindness and attention, how then can you talk about thanks for the slight trouble we have taken, moreover, you are now excessively fatigued, and I should advise you not to attempt to move but to lie down and rest, having first partakcn of this basin of soup...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 187.96 x 243.84 x 12.7mm | 317.51g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236898192
  • 9781236898197