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  • proper n. Alternative form of Hangzhou.


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  • Wang Ch ` ung is aware that ebb and high-tide are caused by the phases of the Moon, and that the famous "Bore" at Hangchou is not an ebullition of the River, resenting the crime committed on Wu Tse Hsü, who was unjustly drowned in its waters (p. 48).


  • Since the Sung dynasty sacrifices have been offered to the Ch'êng-huang all over the country, though now and then some towns have adopted another or special god as their Ch'êng-huang, such as Chou Hsin, adopted as the Ch'êng-huang of Hangchou, the capital of

    Myths and Legends of China


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