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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Qin.


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  • I challenge my fellow mind melders to read his first two books to get a sense of the bravery necessary - Lasciate ogne speranza, voi Ch'in rate - to still be here after such an experience and dare you to pick another to sit on its throne!

    MIND MELD: Which SF/F Books Have The Best and Worst Endings?

  • Far from the land of her birth, Moirin sets out across Tatar territory to find Bao, the proud and virile Ch'in fighter who holds the missing half of her diadh-anam, the divine soul-spark of her mother's people.

    Liviu's Anticipated Novels of 2010 - collated post to be referred to and updated frequently as books come

  • Other main characters are Queen Jehanne, former top Night Court "adept" ie former top courtesan of Terre Ange and second wife of King Daniel Courcel, her lover and dabbler in magical arts Raphael de Mereliot, elderly Ch'in wizard Lo Feng and his factotum disciple and martial arts expert Bao who are honored guests of the Angeline court, as well as quite a few others that you will encounter in the fullness of time.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • China221 BC (unification under the Qin or Ch'in Dynasty); 1 January 1912 (Manchu Dynasty replaced by a Republic); 1 October 1949 (People's Republic established)


  • Independence: 221 BC (unification under the Qin or Ch'in Dynasty); 1 January 1912 (Manchu Dynasty replaced by a Republic); 1 October 1949 (People's Republic established)


  • Zhang works a lot with the same sort of color symbolism he used in Hero, in which the Ch'in emperor's grey-clad legions gradually extinguished all color from the country.

    Curse of the Golden Flower

  • When Fu Chien (339-357-385) took the throne of the non-Chinese dynasty of the Former Ch'in (351-394), he heard of her reputation and showed her great respect. 38 He had made for her finely embroidered outer robes, whose preparation required three years and whose value was one million in cash.

    Lives of the Nuns

  • The Han dynasty had adopted the practise of the Ch'in dynasty in dividing the country into counties (hsien) and grouping these into commanderies

    The History of the Former Han Dynasty

  • _Ch├╝eh_, xviii. 9, bandmaster of Lu, went to Ch'in.

    The Sayings Of Confucius

  • _Jan Yu_, a disciple of Confucius, name Jan Ch'in, style Tzu-yu, born 520 B.C.

    The Sayings Of Confucius


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