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On the true meaning of the word Shin, as exhibited in the quotations adduced under that word, in the Chinese Imperial thesaurus, called the Pei-wan-yun-foo, tr. by W.H. Medhurst
by:Walter Henry Medhurst
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. 1849 Excerpt: ...to the spirits, we obtain the grant of longevity which we offer up to the emperor." 99-$f f$ To inquire into the spirits. In an account of arts and...
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. 1849 Excerpt: ...to the spirits, we obtain the grant of longevity which we offer up to the emperor." 99-$f f$ To inquire into the spirits. In an account of arts and literature, met with in the 5c 1 iatory of the Siing dynasty, we read, that "$ Tsefibeuen composed a treatise, entitled ff jjj ffi an inquiry into the spirits." 100. If f# The spirit of the hill. In Jj )% %L M a fabulous account of hills and seas, we read, that "g Jj %_ The spirit of the Chung hill was called j$jj ft ChOhyln; when it opened its eyes to see, there was day, and when it closed them, tliere was night; when it blew roughly, there was winter, and when softly, there was summer; its hody was 1,000 le in length, and it dwelt to the east of $3$ f Wo6-shin. Again, in the same book we read, "At the Jj _Lj Too hill there is a spirit, called the igr celestial fool, who dwells there; he frequently gets up unusual storms of wind and rain." In the 3h flfl fj-f; Inquiry into the spirits, mentioned under section 99, we read, that "In a village in p 'J-f Yuenchow, there was an old man, whose disposition was resectful and kind, and his family very rich; one day, a young person clothed in purple, with a great retinue of servants and chariots, came to hi3 house, asking for something to eat; the old gentleman invited him in. and spread a table before him, richly provided, with sufficient for all his attendants; while the old man waited upon them. The youth said, I am fp jll ftp the spirit of the Yang hill; all those who sacrifice to me, obtain happiness thereby. Observing that you were a superior man, I have come to you, asking for something to eat." In the ode of?J? jflig Le-twfl, we have the following tonplet: "With boi...
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