My Diary in a Chinese Farm (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from My Diary in a Chinese FarmWe were living in the far West Of China, 1500 miles from the sea, 500 miles beyond the reach of steamers, and against its becoming too hot in Chung king, a large city, the commercial Capital of Szechuan, all shut in by walls, and so full of houses as not to have an available breathing space left empty, we had rented a hill side on whiExcerpt from My Diary in a Chinese FarmWe were living in the far West Of China, 1500 miles from the sea, 500 miles beyond the reach of steamers, and against its becoming too hot in Chung king, a large city, the commercial Capital of Szechuan, all shut in by walls, and so full of houses as not to have an available breathing space left empty, we had rented a hill side on which to build ourselves a Summer cottage But the Magistrate had stopped our building on the pretext that the country people were so much Opposed to foreigners he dared not sanction our living amongst them then made a great favour of having persuaded a certain Farmer to have us as tenants, and suggested that, if we went out to him for three months, perhaps gradually the people might become accustomed to us.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
My Diary in a Chinese Farm Classic Reprint Excerpt from My Diary in a Chinese FarmWe were living in the far West Of China miles from the sea miles beyond the reach of steamers and against its becoming too hot in Chung king a large

  • Title: My Diary in a Chinese Farm (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Alicia Little
  • ISBN: 9781333444624
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Paperback
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