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  • Change this heaven on earth into stars, waa ja bpert raan lao cheu waa raan baao bpaan

    Num Bao Sao Parn

  • She says esemple for exemple, sain for cinq, cheu for je.

    Letters of Two Brides

  • And when I told them that their previous description of Taba cheu had led me to expect something of the sort, I found that the idea of a cloud-capped mountain had never entered into their heads.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • These pagodas, which still tower above the city of Tsuen-cheu-fu, have ever since exercised the happiest influence over its destiny by intercepting the imaginary net before it could descend and entangle in its meshes the imaginary carp.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • Thus it is related that long ago the town of Tsuen-cheu-fu, the outlines of which are like those of a carp, frequently fell a prey to the depredations of the neighbouring city of Yung-chun, which is shaped like a fishing-net, until the inhabitants of the former town conceived the plan of erecting two tall pagodas in their midst.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • These pagodas, which still tower above the city of Tsuen-cheu-fu, have ever since exercised the happiest influence over its destiny by intercepting the imaginary net before it could descend and entangle in its meshes the imaginary carp.

    Chapter 3. Sympathetic Magic. § 2. Homoeopathic or Imitative Magic

  • Thus it is related that long ago the town of Tsuen-cheu-fu, the outlines of which are like those of a carp, frequently fell a prey to the depredations of the neighbouring city of Yung-chun, which is shaped like a fishing-net, until the inhabitants of the former town conceived the plan of erecting two tall pagodas in their midst.

    Chapter 3. Sympathetic Magic. § 2. Homoeopathic or Imitative Magic

  • Chinese seaport in the Middle Ages, and Che-kiang, and went overland by way of Fu-cheu, the capital of the province of Fokien, to Quinsay

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Thus it is related that long ago the town of Tsuen-cheu-fu, the outlines of which are like those of a carp, frequently fell a prey to the depredations of the neighbouring city of Yung-chun, which is shaped like a fishing-net, until the inhabitants of the former town conceived the plan of erecting two tall pagodas in their midst.

    The Golden Bough

  • These pagodas, which still tower above the city of Tsuen-cheu-fu, have ever since exercised the happiest influence over its destiny by intercepting the imaginary net before it could descend and entangle in its meshes the imaginary carp.

    The Golden Bough

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