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  • The impossibility of some miracles and supernatural events is demonstrated, which have been handed down in ancient works, and are universally believed by the people and the literati, e.g. the birth of Pao Sse from the saliva of dragons.


  • Of its author, Sse Ma Ch ` ien, he speaks with great deference, and regards him as the greatest writer of the Han period.


  • Sse ma Ch ` ien more recently in the Han epoch could not surpass him.


  • The two dragons did not induce King Li to commit crimes, nor did Pao Sse beguile King Yu.


  • What he reproaches him with, is that Sse Ma Ch ` ien too often leaves us in the dark as to his own opinion on a question, stating only the bare facts, or giving two different versions of the same event without deciding, which is the correct one (loc. cit.).


  • (Sse-k ` u-chüan-shu-tsung-mu chap. 120 p. 1) shows that we do not possess the Lun-hêng in its entirety.


  • He speaks with great respect of the historians Sse Ma Ch ` ien and Pan Ku, the philosopher


  • Li of Chou happened to open the box, and when Pao Sse had to destroy the Chou State, it so happened that the nature which King


  • We see issue from the ground steam and gaseous carbonic acid, almost always free from the admixture of nitrogen; * carbureted hydrogen gas, which has been used in the Chinese province Sse-tschuan** for several thousand years, and recently in the village of Fredonia, in the State of New

    COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1

  • King Che, ou Kong-Sse, signifient Cour de Prince en Chine.

    A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I.


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