Journal of a Residence in China: And the Neighboring Countries, from 1829-1833

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Leavitt, Lord & Company, 1834 - 398 sider

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Side 259 - For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God ; and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come.
Side 398 - For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God...
Side 39 - Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them unto the name of the Lord thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.
Side 398 - Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations. All they shall speak and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak as we? Art thou become like unto us?
Side 206 - From the wood-cover swarmed, and darkness made Their beauties visible ; one while, they streamed A bright blue radiance upon flowers that closed Their gorgeous colours from the eye of day ; Now, motionless and dark, eluded search, Self-shrouded ; and anon, starring the sky, Rose like a shower of fire.
Side 30 - Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?
Side 128 - Before the carts go around in the mornings to pick up the bodies of infants thrown in the streets — amounting to about four-and-twenty every night — dogs and swine are let loose upon them. The bodies of those found are carried to a common pit without the city walls, in which the living and the dead are thrown together.
Side 171 - It was conducted partly in French, a limited knowledge of which they had acquired from the Catholic priests in their country ; partly in Malay, picked up in trading ; and partly by means of the Chinese written character. They professed the Catholic religion, and evinced a degree of caution and bigotry which had, no doubt, been inspired by calculating leaders.
Side 378 - I had the pleasure of obtaining, amongst other things, some little books, and other specimens of their language ; and distributed two copies of the Chinese New Testament, together with some Chinese tracts. If inclined to set any value on ideas which can be formed concerning the hearts of men, especially of men accustomed to disguise their feelings, as we are informed the Japanese are, I would confidently say, that our dismissal was regretted by all. This opinion does not arise so much from anything...
Side 129 - It has been doubted by some Europeans whether the Chinese be guilty of such an inhuman crime as infanticide. It is, however, too credibly attested by the Chinese themselves, to leave in the mind of any impartial person, a doubt on the subject. The most prevalent mode of effecting this crime is by suffocation, which is done by means of a piece of paper, dipped in vinegar, laid over the face of the child, so u to prevent it from breathing either by means of its mouth or nostrils.

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