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- n. the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
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I am the merchant Wu ch'ing, whose miserable life you saved.
The line immediately preceding it reads: "tse feng [Chinese ideograph] tso feng suh"; the line immediately following reads: "en [Chinese ideograph] ch'ing."
 7 B.C.  3a all not to be allowed to exceed thirty ch'ing.
These set the total area under cultivation at some six million _ch'ing_ (a _ch'ing_ is the ideal size of the farm worked by a peasant family, but it was rarely held in practice); the population amounted to fourteen or fifteen million families.
Of this total tillage some 170,000 _ch'ing_ were allotted to the temples; that is to say, the farms for some 400,000 peasant families were taken from the peasants and no longer paid taxes to the state.
Some 200,000 _ch'ing_ with some 450,000 peasant families were turned into military settlements; that is to say, these peasants had to work for the needs of the army.
Jesus 'story ringing true two millenia later really shows how ignorant people are. lao tzu of course didn't exist because if he did exist he would have contradicted the basis of taoism by writing the tao te ch'ing. buddha was a historical person thats been verified but there's no record of jesus aside from the bible. sai