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  • noun Alternative spelling of Manchu.


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  • China actually experienced such a revolution; she obeys Tartars of a mixed race, half Mantchou and half Hun.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Mango resembles Manco; Manco sounds like Mancu; Mancu approaches Mantchu, and Mantchou is very close to the latter.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • I used the following argument to them when I was there: -- The present dynasty of China is a usurping one -- the Mantchou.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume II

  • To you I can remark that if I were the Government I would consider the part that should be taken when the inevitable fall of the Mantchou dynasty takes place, what steps they would take, and how they would act in the break-up, which, however, will only end in a fresh cohesion of China, for we, or no other Power, could never for long hold the country.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume II

  • I say China, but I mean the Mantchou dynasty, for the Mantchous are despised by the Chinese.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume II

  • Pekin and the fall of the Mantchou dynasty, which would never dare to leave it, for if they did the Chinamen in the south would smite them.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume II

  • He cites the fact that the Chinese, Japanese, Calmucks, Mongols, Mantchou, and other hordes of Tartars have cycles of sixty years 'duration, divided into five brief periods of twelve years each.

    Atlantis : the antediluvian world

  • See the Mantchou alphabet, the production of a mind truly learned in the formation of language.

    The Ruins, or, Meditation on the Revolutions of Empires and the Law of Nature


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