China and the Chinese, the Evil Arising from Opium Trade by Sirr H.Charles

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These papers are renewed every new year, and none who have them attached to their door-posts, are annoyed bv the intolerable clatter of the beo-o-ars' bamboo this system of immunity appears to thrive and have many advantag-es, especially at Amoy. fraternity will disturb or ; Where there is an Imperial temple in or near a city, SUSPENSION OF ALL BUSINESS. 31 the whole of the local mandarins and officers assemble an early hour in a body this temple in g-reat at the temple J they all in the morning-^ Upon state.

These doubled sheets are then sides, it stitched together, the fold being- at the outer edg'e, whilst usually coarse pasteboard, plain and figured, are used for the covers of ordinary works ; but the mandarins and wealthy classes indulg-e in g-org-eous binding's for then* books, and are as particulai* in the external appearance Em'opean nouveau of their riche. book-shelves as any The bookbinding* usually held in the hig-hest estimation, are red brocades, with gold and silver fig-ures satins, or g*old The Chinese nation, never and ; beautifully flowered silks, silver tinsel.

In no rank is she reg-arded as the companion of man^ but is treated^ and looked upon solely^ as the tion and passion. The poorest and lowest male has instruction and education thrust and forced upon him^ the most abject slave of his caprice being- able to educate their offspring" gratuitously at the public expense^ and it is a matter of surprise a lad has attained the age of ten years read^ write legibly^ use of the if and understand arithmetic swan-pmm, which is when he cannot (or the the calculating machine)^ D 2 CHINA AND THE CHINESE.

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