Short Story Classics, Vol. 3

Short Story Classics, Vol. 3 : American (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Short Story Classics, Vol. 3: American Nearly five hundred years ago the Celestially August, the Son of Heaven, yong-lo, of the Illustrious or Ming dynasty, commanded the worthy official Kouan Yu that he should have a bell made of such size that the sound thereof might be heard for one hundred 15. And he further ordained that the voice of the bell should be strengthened with brass, and deepened with gold, and sweetened with silver; and that the face and the great lips of it should be graven with blessed say ings from the sacred books, and that it should be sus pended in the centre of the imperial capital, to sound through all the many-colored ways of the City of Pe King. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 503g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243075278
  • 9780243075270