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  • I thought it was now so much in our choice to make the old man carry us whither we would, that I began to talk to him about carrying us to the Gulf of Nankin, which is the most northern part of the coast of China.

    The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

  • One for instance is the blue used on their Nankin china, and known as Nankin blue. "

    The Story of Porcelain

  • This step is necessitated new horrors, by the loss of two of our most promisnent and valuable native members, the extension and interest of our work, the eagerness of our members at Nankin for assistance and the prospect of a good work being begun and promoted in their midst and the pressing urgent demand

    Letter to Rev Messrs. Hall & InnocentNov. 19 1866

  • At our recent Quarterly Mission meeting, a resolution to invite the return of our native brother Hu (Wu) Ung Ti, who has been for some time an assistant in your mission, to be stationed at Nankin, was unanimously adopted.

    Letter to Rev Messrs. Hall & InnocentNov. 19 1866

  • Through this vast section from Nankin its most southern city you may travel north to Pekin and be readily understood & vice versa or from the

    Letter from Young John Allen to Dr Lehon,1868?

  • Bro L and I therefore have under contemplation a visit to Su Chow and Nankin, both held by the rebels at this time, and will perhaps leave here week after next - 15 or 17th of Jan. We are very pleasantly situated here; could not be more so at home, but we are anxious to secure a place to work and a home amidst the people.

    Letter from Young John Allen to his parents,January 6, 1861

  • Kingman, 21, of Nankin, Ohio, was killed Jan. 20 near Baji when his vehicle struck an explosive.

    January 2007 glimpses

  • Nankin, Ohio, died January 20 near Baji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

    Gulf War II

  • I'd like to see some BSG directors in Virtuallity/Caprica, like Rymer or Nankin or Alcala.

    Virtuality on Hulu

  • Thank the gods that - just as ProgGrrl just wrote - Thompson, Weddle and Nankin always know how to make great television.

    RDM's podcast

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