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This ancient publication could have various typos and lacking textual content. buyers can frequently obtain a loose scanned reproduction of the unique publication (without typos) from the writer. now not listed. no longer illustrated. 1904 version. Excerpt: ...of Wang Lun were smothered in blood, viz. in Wei-hwui Hj )£p, with a main urban of an analogous identify at the river Wei j (see map, web page 298). There, as pointed out on web page 421,Pcing Khoh-shen, the so-called Emperor of the Earth, used to be head of the sect. To the north-east of Wei-hwui lies the district of Hwah ffi, additionally with a walled leader urban of an analogous identify. right here have been the headquarters of the department or kung (see p. 335) referred to as Chen J, that's the manager diagram of the 8, since it corresponds with the East, the 1st and vital cardinal aspect, pointed out by way of the Yih with the Dragon, the emblem of Imperial dignity. Headman of this department was once Li Wenchcing, the Emperor of Mankind, whose acquaintance we have now additionally made (p. 420 and 421). Being the top of the crucial diagram, he used to be additionally stated as a first-rate of the sect as an entire. initially a carpenter's boy, he had via learn and develop into a guy of no suggest literary attainments, rather trained in sooth-saying. He were a member of varied institutions, comparable to the Hu-mi-pien JI m or "Tiger-tail Whips", the Hung-clrwen si6 jjfct or "Red Brick society", and the society of the I-h wo-khuen f toes or "Fists of Righteousness and Concord"8, till he grew to become headman of the sect of the Chen diagram. 1 Ki lioh 17, fol. three. 2 this is often, as is widely known, the identify of a society which in 1900 performed so infamous a component in Chihli and Peking, and through the foreigners referred to as Boxers. the 1st point out of this sect we now have present in an Imperial decree of the 14th of the 7th month (4 Sept.) of the yr 1808 (Sh. h. 99), in corporation with that of the Tiger-tail Whips, the Shun-tao societj ("Jj ) or that of "the Swords of Obedience", and...