Thian Ti Hwui; The Hung-League, or Heaven-Earth-League, a Secret Society with the Chinese in China and India

Thian Ti Hwui; The Hung-League, or Heaven-Earth-League, a Secret Society with the Chinese in China and India

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...f t 203. How can you prove that? A-I can prove it by a verse. ft. 204. How does this verse run? A. I saw at the head of the bridge the pledged ones Who came along with three stones in their hunds. (') The adopted brethern (J) went ahead and showed as the road; is) Copper to the left, and iron to the right, no difference discernible. (9) m & m m & m A = m # n m & % m m m # m # M & Q. 205. Where did you come to when you had passed the bridge? A. To the Hung-gate. ('0) (J. 206-How can you prove that? A. I can prove it by a verse. Q. 207. How does this verse run? A. The Hung-gate appeared to me very imposing! Generals with drawn swords stood on both sides! They let the faithful enter the Hung-gate To force the passes, slay the commanders, in order to reach Ku-ching. ("') ter; but what character--we don't know. From A. 204, however, it appears that the, llung-water' must mean the / / Arch of steel." (Comp. p. 58). ft 3fc 35 ) O A 886 the engraving on Tab. II, fig. 3. () J?, The number 821 means again the character Hung, (Comp. p. 88, note 1.) (') i. e. Wau-yun-lung. (See p. 23.) () Vari: Who went with three stones in their hand to the waterside Tfc 3 j jrj (7) i. e. the brethern of equal rank. (8) Vari: The president went ahead and led the way gj Jfe Jfa ) () Comp. p. 68, line 11. ('0) See Tab. IV. (") A town situated at a Latitude of 3729', and a Longitude of 11858'. This it an allusion to an episode of the History of the three states. Liu-pi, Kwan-yii and Chang-fi had sworn fraternity in a peaeh-garft 208. Who mounted guard at the Hung-gate? A. The two generals Wan-tao-lmig and Wan-lao-fang mounted guard. ft. 209. How can you prove that? A-I can prove it by a verse. Q 210. How does this verse...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236507371
  • 9781236507372