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Chinese Students' Monthly : Vol. 17

By: Chinese Students' Alliance in the United States of America. Chinese Students' Monthly

...re Collection World Public Library.org MONTHLY, VOL. XVII Title: THE CHINESE STUDENTS' MONTHLY, VOL. XVII Author: TELLY H. KOO Language: Engli... ...... ...Chief P. C. HSIEH, General Manager VOLUME XVII NOVEMBER 1921—JUNE 1922 n THE CHINESE STUDENTS' ALLIANCE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Publishing Off... ... the New Literary Movement 61 King, P. C. — Modern Education in China 302 Ku Hung-Ming — The Religion of a Gen- tleman in China 676 Kwei, C. S. — Chin... ... In Canton some members of the old Parliament which was dissolved by Li Yuan Hung have assembled at intervals and have called themselves a Parliament ... ...York, Mr. P. C. Liu in the Kensse- laer Chemical Laboratory and Mr. David S. Hung in New York Central Railway. Some spent it in extensive travelling a... ...consider the pe- tion submitted in 1916, regarding reg- istration of medical practitioners in China, so as to establish a legally qualified profession... ...ration in order that the present unfair regulation against Chinese med- ical practitioners concerning the pur- chase and use of morphine, cocaine and ... ... Hannon Huovinen, age 18, Charles Ri- tola, age 18, Edwin Paull, age 16, 01- gar Piira, age 17, Lois Tibbits, age 17, Painesdale High School. Frances ...

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Sammo Hung

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... Sammo Hung at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival. ... ... Film Festival. Chinese name 洪金寶 (traditional) ... ... 洪金寶 (traditional) Chinese name 洪金宝 (simplified) ... ... Jyutping Hung4 Gam1-bou2 (Cantonese) ... ... Children Timmy Hung Tin Ming Jimmy Hung Tin Cheung Sammy Hung Tin Ch... ...ty and respect. Jackie Chan, for example, is often addressed as "Dai Goh" (Chinese: 大哥; pinyin: dà gē), meaning Big Brother. Hung was also known as "D... ... 4 Film production 4.1 Gar Bo Motion Picture Company 4.... ...g appears in and choreographed Ip Man 2 (2010). His role is that of a Hung Gar master who challenges Yip Man. Television ... ...ducer and director. Film production Gar Bo Motion Picture Company In 1978 Sammo Hung formed ...

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The Chinese Students' Monthly

By: Chinese Students' Alliance, Chinese Students' Alliance in the United States of America

... Literature Collection World Public Library.org VOL. XVII Title: THE CHINESE STUDENTS' MONTHLY, VOL. XVII Author: TELLY H. KOO Language: Engli... ...... ...on In China....................... 85 Baker. John Earl-Standardlzation of Chinese Rallwals .....•.•...•..... 392 Bishop, C. M.-Cblna and the Washi... ...ity In China Da. JOHN C. FBRGt:SON. N OTWITHSTANDING the state- by Li Yuan Hung .bave asaembled at ments which have been widely intervals and have ... ...[., Mr. P. C. Liu in the :Rensse­ laer Chemical Laboratory and Mr. David S. Hung in New York Central Railway. Some spent it in extensive travelling... ...S Hsieh, President (re-elected),Mr. P. C. Chuang, Treasurer, and Mr. D. S. Hung, Secretary. Membertl, Old and New Mr. S. P. Huang got the degree ... ...consider the pe­ tion submitted in 1916, regarding reg­ istration of medical practitioners in China, so as to establish a legally qualilled professi... ...ation in order that the present unfair regulation against Chinese med­ ical practitioners concerning the pur­ chase and use of morphine, cocaine and ... ... Hannon Huovinen, age 18, Charles Ri­ tola, age 18, Edwin Paull, age 16, 01- gar Piira, age 17, Lois Tibbits, age 17, Painesdale High School. Frances...

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Wong Fei-hung

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... Wong Fei-hung (9 July 1847 – 25 March 1924)On Hung Gar: History and Practice pg.79 Paperback: 310 pages Publisher: Cr... ... Wong Fei-hung (9 July 1847 – 25 March 1924)On Hung Gar: History and Practice pg.79 Paperback: 310 pages Publisher: CreateS... ...r: CreateSpace (April 13, 2009) Language: English ISBN 978-1-4421-3747-9 was a Chinese martial artist, physician, acupuncturist, and revolutionary, wh... ...t of numerous films and television series. He was considered an expert in the Hung Gar style of Chinese martial arts . One of the best known Hung G... ...numerous films and television series. He was considered an expert in the Hung Gar style of Chinese martial arts . One of the best known Hung Gar pr... ...and television series. He was considered an expert in the Hung Gar style of Chinese martial arts . One of the best known Hung Gar practitioners in ... ..., Wong's lineage has received a lot of attention.Iron Thread. Southern Shaolin Hung Gar Kung Fu Classics Series Paperback: 186 pages Publisher: Create... ...g's lineage has received a lot of attention.Iron Thread. Southern Shaolin Hung Gar Kung Fu Classics Series Paperback: 186 pages Publisher: CreateSpace... ...ician, Wong practised and taught acupuncture and other forms of traditional Chinese medicine in Po-chi-lam , his private clinic in Foshan, Guang...

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The Chinese Recorder : Volume 16

By: Lodwick, Kathleen L

... World Public Library.org AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. XVI Title: THE CHINESE RECORDER AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. XVI Author: Language: Engl... ...... ...ittee air translating. Apologetic Literature, Recent Asia Reconstructed from Chinese Source* . Asia Reconstructed from Chinese Sources , Bamboo, the S... ...a specimen, and it is therefore not botanically classified. Its brandies are hung full of cash, which the slightest disturbance is sufficient to preci... ...-sun and Yue-Dshy were either Gothic races, or possibly the ancestors of^the Hungarians, or real Huns. The Russians might do incalculable service to h... ...ules were therefore drawn up in order to check their progress. 2. Viceroy Li Hung Chang several years ago, wrote a preface to Li Kwei's travels, inwhi... ...r of the good feeling which, in China at least, prevails between the medical practitioners of the two sexes. Miss Reifsnyder's hospital being not yet ...

...Began publication 1868. Cf. Union list of serials; 26; Publication suspended June 1872 - Dec. 1873; Title varies: May 1868-Jan. 1912, the Chinese recorder and missionary journal; 1939-1941, Chinese recorder and educational review; Merged with: The Educational review, 1939...

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Chinese martial arts

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...cable. See also: List of Chinese martial arts Subcategories This catego... ... Chinese martial arts terms ... ... Chinese melee weapons ... ... Chinese archery Chinese martial arts Chow Gar Choy Li Fut Choy gar Chuōjiǎo ... ...tine Fu Jow Pai Fujian White Crane Fut Gar H Hak Fu Mun Ha... ...uan Ho Ho Choy Baguazhang Hong Cha Hsu Hung-Chi Huaquan H cont.... ...quan H cont. Hung Fut Hung Ga I ... ... Lai Tung Pai Lama (martial art) Lau Gar Leopard Kung Fu Leung Kwan Li (Lee)... ...uan Ho Ho Choy Baguazhang Hong Cha Hsu Hung-Chi Huaquan H cont....

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Essays on the Chinese Language

By: Watters, Thomas, 1840-1901

...re Collection World Public Library.org LANGUAGE Title: ESSAYS ON THE CHINESE LANGUAGE Author: T. WATTERS Language: English Subject: Fiction, ... ...... ...sfrrdy Qf .the word Tao was taken up, and at the same time the survey of the Chinese language in general was begun. It was originally intended to take... ... as to the authorship. The first to challenge the truth of the tradition was Hung Mai (gt jg), who lived A.D. 1123 to 1203. His arguments against the ... ...zu-shi-hsiin" ( ^p fj|) was by Pao-chih (g f); the "Yun-ying" (|| ) by Ching-hung (|f gt) ; and a useful supplement to the " Ch'ie-yun " was contribut... ...hinese. 79 tionary which, from the style of the Emperor's reign, was called "Hung-wu-cheng-yun" (gt Jj J g|), Sung Lien's preface being dated 1375. In... ...at they got the tree from India, but they like to identify it with their own Gar- denia. Hence they sometimes make mention of the fragrant 1 N. & Q., ... ...s shop is one which is of frequent occurrence in the prescriptions of native practitioners. This is a dark coloured aromatic seed generally labelled P...

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List of Chinese martial arts

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...Part of a series on Chinese martial arts (Wushu) ... ... Styles of Chinese martial arts ————— ... ... Yue Fei (岳飛; 1103—1142) Hung Hei-gun (洪熙官; 1745—1825) Dong Haichuan (董海川; 1797/1... ... Wu Quanyou (吳全佑; 1834—1902) Wong Fei-hung (黃飛鴻; 1847—1924) Sun Lu-t'ang (孫祿堂; 1860—1933) ... ...—1973) Bolo Yeung (楊斯; b.1946) Sammo Hung (洪金寶; b.1952) Jackie Chan(成龍; b.1954) ... ... The hundreds of different styles and schools of Chinese martial arts (中國武術) are collectively called kungfu (功夫), wushu (武術)... ... Chuōjiǎo (戳腳) - Poking Feet Choy gar (蔡家拳) - Choi Family style Choi Li Fut (蔡李佛; Cà... ... Fu Jow Pai (虎爪派) - Tiger Claw System Fut Gar (佛家)- Buddhist Palm Gouquan (狗拳) - Dog Fist ... ... fist Lama Pai (喇嘛派) Lau Gar Leopard Kung Fu (豹拳) ...

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Essays on the Chinese Language

By: Watters, Thomas, 1840-1901

... by T. WATTERS Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ESSAYS ON THE CHINESE LANGUAGE Title: ESSAYS ON THE CHIN... ...... ...Minister to China, that the study of the word Tao was taken up, and at the same time the survey of the Chinese language in general was begun. It was o... ...no difference of opin- ion as to the authorship. The first to challenge the truth of the tradition was Hung Mai (gt j§), who lived A.D. 112.3 to 1203.... ...li (^ •j]) ; the "'Wen-tzu-shi-hsun" (^^ |^ fl|) was by Pao-chih (g g); the "Yun-yiag" (g| ^) by Ching-hung {^ gt); and a useful supplement to the "Ch... ...f their Language by the Chinese. 79 tionary which, from the style of the Emperor** leigu, was called " Hung-wu-ch^ng-yun" (^^ |$ ]£ M)> ^uiig Lien's p... ...he air. The Chinese own that they got the tree from India, but they like to identify it with their own Gar- denia. Hence they sometimes make mention o... ...und in a Chinese druggist's shop is one which is of frequent occurrence in the prescriptions of native practitioners. This is a dark coloured aromatic...

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Styles of Chinese martial arts

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...ed only by their lineage.[1] There are now hundreds of different styles of Chinese martial arts, many distinctive styles with their own sets of techni... ...mic movements from animals and others that gather inspiration from various Chinese philosophies or mythologies. Some styles put most of their focus in... ...ation such as regional affiliation is one well known example. A particular Chinese martial arts style can be referred to as either a northern fist (北拳... ...styles typically applies to the five family styles of Southern China: Choy Gar (蔡家), Hung Ga (洪家), Lau Gar (刘家), Li (Lee) Family (李家) and Mok Gar (莫家)... ...ically applies to the five family styles of Southern China: Choy Gar (蔡家), Hung Ga (洪家), Lau Gar (刘家), Li (Lee) Family (李家) and Mok Gar (莫家).[12] Othe... ...e Shaolin (and related) styles, e.g. Shaolinquan, Choy Li Fut, Luohanquan, Hung Gar, Wing Chun, Dragon style and White Crane. Shao... ...olin (and related) styles, e.g. Shaolinquan, Choy Li Fut, Luohanquan, Hung Gar, Wing Chun, Dragon style and White Crane. Shaolin K... ...es are named in honor of the founder of the system. The five family (Choi, Hung, Lau, Lei, Mok) of Southern Chinese martial arts are representative of... ...xample, Ng Ga Kuen incorporates the techniques of Five Family styles: Hung Gar, Fut Gar, Mok Gar, Li Gar and Choy Gar. Family styles can also denote b...

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A Dictionary of the Chinese Language

By: Morrison, Robert, 1782-1834

...ature Collection World Public Library.org Title: A DICTIONARY OF THE CHINESE LANGUAGE VOL. I. Author: R. MORRISON Language: English Subject: ... ...is se- cond |»ari of Morrison's Dii-tiotiary, as ''without dispute, the best Chinese DK^tiouiiry o»mposud in a European language." The basis on which ... ...elieved, render it acceptable lo many, ami ttjixl to uittku tho study of the Chinese language and lituraluro more general and practicable, than it mig... ... several stn-iima. Forms purl of the name of a p!a<e. Tiie }»ait of ("hinesp gar- ments which opt-n oneat-h side lo afford room to walk. \fki!f A kind... ...fieminate. To mend or repair garments; torn garments. .^)^ / To seam or mend gar- — 't^l^ f menfs. U arjie fjrass. Words; discourse; to la\igh at; to ... ...nto the composition of the character. Fl ^i\ Plh che, white paper. iftj ^R*\ Hung (he, red paper. .^ /^P^ Tsaou che, paper made from plants. Che (hang... ...d away the mu<ic. A certain fruit of the plumb kind. Torn or tattered ments. gar- '|J|^ The ears hanging down. *tjU jJL ]^ Ch'e uih. tin- name of a st... ...nown Commentator on the Four Books, who lived iu the 12th Century. '^ ^ Choo hung, scarlet. //h Choo joof^lcj^ a short I 4^ small person; a pigmy. Als... ...me of a stream of water. l^oep; sunken. Heavy; severe. Chow ke v^ gJL severe hunger. To bestow diarity, to re- lieve the wants of, in a charitable hpn...

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Chiu Chi-ling

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...Chiu Chi Ling Chinese name 趙志淩 (traditional) ... ... Chiu Chi Ling (shaolin temple and carries names like Hung Hei Gung and Wong Fei Hung. He has appeared in ove... ..., Chow Yun-fat and Stephen Chow. He started practising Hung Gar Kung Fu when he was six years old under the tutelage of his father... ...w Yun-fat and Stephen Chow. He started practising Hung Gar Kung Fu when he was six years old under the tutelage of his father Chiu... ...na in his sixties) and mother Shiu Ying, who were renowned for their solid Hung Gar. They were also both well-known doctors and Chiu Chi Ling learned ... ... his sixties) and mother Shiu Ying, who were renowned for their solid Hung Gar. They were also both well-known doctors and Chiu Chi Ling learned from ... ...ster Chiu Chi Ling sample techniques used in Hung Gar kung fu Official GM Chiu Chi Ling homepage Hol... ...ng in-text citations Articles containing traditional Chinese-language text Articles containing Chinese-lan... ...g people Hong Kong male actors Chinese Hung Gar practitioners Hong Kong martial arti...

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An English and Chinese Dictionary

By: Lobscheid, William; Inoue, Tetsujiro, 1856-1944

...Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: AN ENGLISH AND CHINESE DICTIONARY Author: W. LOBSCHEID Language: English Subject: Ficti... ...... ...wIOTO. 16th YEAR OF MEIJI. 4,C ^^ t^^^"^^^^-^^ liK}^ r> !^>^#^^ ENGLISH CHINESE DICTIONARY. A. A The first letter of the English Aliihal.ct, ^'^j... ...othes, pf^: alms of food. ^% ; to give alms. %^: to give alms to relieve the hungry. WM- ^kW,- ^l^ii ^ to relieve the poor. WiWMM'- to beg alms, as pr... ...; to appease one's wrath, ,|,*J. ±*^,.T?^^- PiR !W- T IPC : to appease one's hunger. ]}1I Hi. its- Appeased, fp. Allowed one's self to he, ,%^.%t.^ ;5... ...al desire of jileasure or good. if. m • a desire of food. iT-ff D-fl^i-^ n : hunger. giQ^.mm- ig^- SIct- St- tt fP.SIT ' a craving for a special dish ... ...mbliug a tree. %'SXWi'^- in Arlioret. 11. Dwai'f trees, as reared in Chinese gar- dens, mi\\>>\: Wi^.- a small tree, mtlMM- Arboriculture, n. The art ... ...f speeeii eontrary to tlie pm-e idioms of any laniiuap'. 3^^.(1. gflft: vul- gar expressions. flJTf, gW- #Pii>!i- ±%- ±lli : ^{it : i.unuranee of eivi... ... furniture, jjl^l'^ff . Casterg, n. ]>1. A stand with lotlles for oil, \'mQ- gar, i-e., TiLUji^. [Jl- Castigate, v. t. To chastise, ^^. tJ^, [IjSft,W ...

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Iron rings

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... for various training purposes. Metal rings have a long history of being used in Yau Kung Mun, Hung Gar, and other styles for weight training, to hard... ...various training purposes. Metal rings have a long history of being used in Yau Kung Mun, Hung Gar, and other styles for weight training, to harden th... ...n rings are also used for exercise. Use in martial arts Chinese forms training is done to improve the mind and ... ...d with iron rings to build strength, power, and endurance [2] The southern Chinese kung fu style of Hung Gar is "hard, strong styl... ...d strength, power, and endurance [2] The southern Chinese kung fu style of Hung Gar is "hard, strong style" that uses "rooted stan... ...ength, power, and endurance [2] The southern Chinese kung fu style of Hung Gar is "hard, strong style" that uses "rooted stances s... ...f Hung Gar is "hard, strong style" that uses "rooted stances such as the horse stance (mabu)". Hung Gar practitioners use "...sand bags to strengthen ... ...g Gar is "hard, strong style" that uses "rooted stances such as the horse stance (mabu)". Hung Gar practitioners use "...sand bags to strengthen grip,... ...r is "hard, strong style" that uses "rooted stances such as the horse stance (mabu)". Hung Gar practitioners use "...sand bags to strengthen grip, as ...

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The Chinese Recorder : Volume 40

By: Lodwick, Kathleen L

... World Public Library.org AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. XL Title: THE CHINESE RECORDER AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. XL Author: Language: Engli... ...... ...ndon Mission Normal School, Hankow ... Facing p. 565. Staff of Workers Among Chinese Students in ) Tokio ^. \ " P- 570. The Late Chang Chih-tung Front... ...ty from their seat, and hath exalted the humble and weak. He hath filled the hungry with good things, and the rich He hath sent empty away. He remembe... ...isiting his grandfather, who asked too long a blessing upon his food for the hungry lad, and he finally cried out, **Amen. Grandpapa, please pass me t... ..., during the thirty-six hours of fighting, we knew that the safety of Anking hung in the balance. With every means of escape cut off, we turned to Him... ...pend. It is our aim to send out doctors who are earnest Chris- tians, honest practitioners ; who will bring Christ to these dark hearts and homes ; wh... ...verently rescued it from the masons' chisels and transferred it into his own gar- den. Mr. J. Ward in his recent book "Pyramids and Progress," gives a...

...Began publication 1868. Cf. Union list of serials; 26; Publication suspended June 1872 - Dec. 1873; Title varies: May 1868-Jan. 1912, the Chinese recorder and missionary journal; 1939-1941, Chinese recorder and educational review; Merged with: The Educational review, 1939...

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Leung Kwan

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... Style Chinese martial arts Hung Ga ... ... Style Chinese martial arts Hung Ga Teacher(s) ... ... Martial artist Leung Kwan (Chinese: 梁坤; pinyin: Liáng Kūn; 1815–1887), popularly nicknamed "Iron Bridg... ...g Fist' and was one of the Ten Tigers of Canton, a group of ten of the top Chinese martial arts masters in Guangdong towards the end of the Qing Dynas... ... fist form Iron Wire Fist. His Iron Wire Fist is the highest level in most Hung Ga schools and his work is very important to the current Hung Ga syste... .... External links European Hung Gar Association Categori... ... External links European Hung Gar Association Categories ... ... Chinese martial arts Chinese Hung Gar practitioners 1815 births 1... ... Chinese martial arts Chinese Hung Gar practitioners 1815 births 1887 ...

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The Chinese Recorder : Volume 5

By: Lodwick, Kathleen L

...n World Public Library.org AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. V Title: THE CHINESE RECORDER AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. V Author: Language: Englis... ...... ...6 Norbo's Marriage. ... ... ... ... ... ... Hoinos. 126 Notes concerning the Chinese belief of Evil and Evil Spirits. ... F. Galpin. 42 Notes of a Jou... ...and to the lama class, because he believes this has its reward. He feeds the hungry, he clothes the * Matthew xii : 36. ' '^T^^O '^"^ItO^ ^ See Romans... ... of Heaven and Hell. The popular idea of heaven is, that it is a place where hunger and thirst are felt no more, where there is no more sickness or we... ...man has h'ved and died a glutton. The consequence is, that he is punished by hunger. He is born with perhaps a body as large as a mountain, and a stom... ...ide herself of course does know all about it, and even assists in making the gar- ments ; but still she is supposed not to know, and my mistake lay in... ...he materials employed, their character, cost and names. The number of native practitioners of pho- tography is now very considerable ; and although ge... ... And immediately one of them ran and took a sponge, and filled it wath vine- gar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink. But the rest said, * di...

...Began publication 1868. Cf. Union list of serials; 26; Publication suspended June 1872 - Dec. 1873; Title varies: May 1868-Jan. 1912, the Chinese recorder and missionary journal; 1939-1941, Chinese recorder and educational review; Merged with: The Educational review, 1939...

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Lam Sai-wing

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... Lam Sai-wing (traditional Chinese: 林世榮; simplified Chinese: 林世荣; pinyin: Lín Shìr... ...g on the source), was a student of the Cantonese martial artist, healer and folk hero Wong Fei-hung. Content... ...the traditional martial arts of his family, progressing to learning from Lin Fucheng, Wong Fei-hung and Wu Quanmei. He was eventually considered an ex... ...ang Shibiao, Li Shihui, and others, he wrote three books on the three primary forms (taolu) of Hung Ga: gung ji fuk fu keun ("Taming the Tiger Fist"),... ...nd Shaolin medicine in 2010.] References Hung Gar Bible - Canonical Books by Lam Sai Wing (Translated... ... Hung Gar Bible - Canonical Books by Lam Sai Wing (Translated from Chinese) Short Historical Essa... ...Lam Sai Wing (Translated from Chinese) Short Historical Essay on Hung Gar Master Lam Sai Wing Written by His Disciple Zhu Yuz... ... Categories Articles containing traditional Chinese-language text Articles co... ... 1860s births 1940s deaths Chinese Hung Gar practitioners Martial arts sc...

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The Chinese Recorder : Volume 26

By: Lodwick, Kathleen L

... World Public Library.org AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. XXVI Title: THE CHINESE RECORDER AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. XXVI Author: Language: Engl... ...... ...he Aspect of Mission Work in View of Recent Events Rev. J. Edkixs, D.D., 501 Chinese Equivalents for Greek Proper Names in New Testament Rev. R. H. Gr... ... received the food and gave it to the j)eople, but the crowd would have gone hungry if depen- dent on the scant supply of the disciples. The bread in ... ...y- santhemums and cut flowers sur- rounding the pulpit, while leafy festoons hung fiom the windows, contrasting in pleasing effect with 98 THE CHINES... ...resence at the parliament of the truth-seekers of the Orient, earnest, heart-hungry, believing that they had much to teach as well as something to lea... ..., and built up coal and wood tires in the ground, putting me into dry ragged gar- ments, and in the course of time I had ray stockings and undervest d... ... Chinese will be regarded with interest both by educators and by all foreign practitioners in China. Its eifect upon the quality of men graduated and ... ...; this with a mixture of chaff we found was a common dish. The ordinary beg- gar was conspicuous by his absence ; he having gone elsewhere during the ...

...Began publication 1868. Cf. Union list of serials; 26; Publication suspended June 1872 - Dec. 1873; Title varies: May 1868-Jan. 1912, the Chinese recorder and missionary journal; 1939-1941, Chinese recorder and educational review; Merged with: The Educational review, 1939...

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Wong Kei-ying

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...g Kei-ying Traditional Chinese 黃麒英 ... ... 黃麒英 Simplified Chinese 黄麒英 ... ... Wong Kei-ying or Huang Qiying (ca. 1815–1886) was a Chinese martial artist and physician who lived in the Qing dynasty. He was ... ...he Qing dynasty. He was one of the Ten Tigers of Canton. His son, Wong Fei-hung, who inherited his martial arts and medical skills, is commonly portra... ...e Jiaqing Emperor. His date of birth is not known. Since his son, Wong Fei-hung, lived from 1847 to 1924, his year of birth was estimated to be betwee... ...red Luk Ah-choi (陸阿采; Lu A'cai), a notable practitioner of the martial art Hung Ga. Luk was also a student of Reverend Jee-sin, one of the legendary F... ... Chinese warriors Chinese Hung Gar practitioners People from Nanhai ... ... Chinese warriors Chinese Hung Gar practitioners People from Nanhai ...

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The Chinese Recorder : Volume 25

By: Lodwick, Kathleen L

... World Public Library.org AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. XXV Title: THE CHINESE RECORDER AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. XXV Author: Language: Engl... ...l, David, Pioneer Missionary to China, .. .. Rev. John G. Faqg, 160 American Chinese, The Attitude of American Missionaries towards the Rev. C. R. Hag... ...f Scripture, Contractions used for naming the Rev. W. Campbell, F.R.GS., 339 Chinese Students, A Night and Day with . . Rev. Geo. E. Hartwell, 598 Chr... ...n on Bible Study from the Languages of Eastern Asia J. Edkins, D.D., 4,33 Li Hung-chang .. .. .. .. .. .. Hon. Geo. F. Seward, 584 Manchuria, The Mart... ...r as He submitted Himself to the power of His enemies, and His lifeless body hung upon the cross of calvary. They saw Him again when He had conquered ... ...eror raised to the dismal pinnacle of autocracy, yet conscious that his life hung by a thread ; an emperor who, in the terrible phrase of Gibbon, was ... ...aged in teaching or preaching 242 THE CHINESE RECORDER. [May, or as medical practitioners. These results must, under the circum- stances, be consider... ...6^^zan. Beth fg as passim. Cri^ "& as -j^f ^ Gimu Beer ffiS as ]{£g £ ^^^ri. Gar *n5 as *nS * Ca?-mi. Big 1g as II f ^mka. Gab f as ^ El i: 6^a^batha....

...Began publication 1868. Cf. Union list of serials; 26; Publication suspended June 1872 - Dec. 1873; Title varies: May 1868-Jan. 1912, the Chinese recorder and missionary journal; 1939-1941, Chinese recorder and educational review; Merged with: The Educational review, 1939...

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Butterfly sword

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...the folding balisong, which is also commonly called a butterfly knife. The Chinese word dāo is used to designate any blade whose primary function is t... ...lashing Knives' in Cantonese). Usage Butterfly swords are used in several Chinese martial arts, notably Wing Chun, Shaolin, Lau Gar, Hung Gar and Cho... ... are used in several Chinese martial arts, notably Wing Chun, Shaolin, Lau Gar, Hung Gar and Choy Lay Fut. In Wing Chun, one notable aspect of butterf... ...used in several Chinese martial arts, notably Wing Chun, Shaolin, Lau Gar, Hung Gar and Choy Lay Fut. In Wing Chun, one notable aspect of butterfly sw... ...that is adequate for both flipping and trapping, but optimal for neither. Chinese War Era butterfly swords had a long narrow blade that emphasized st... ...used by Chinese revolutionaries in the Wing Chun lineage, modern Wing Chun practitioners tend to prefer a blade profile with a wider belly that emphas... ...length of the blade is a combination of the lineage and individual. For a Hung Gar stylist, the length should be a few inches past the elbow when the... ...h of the blade is a combination of the lineage and individual. For a Hung Gar stylist, the length should be a few inches past the elbow when the knif...

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The Chinese Recorder : Volume 8

By: Lodwick, Kathleen L

... World Public Library.org AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. VIII Title: THE CHINESE RECORDER AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. VIII Author: Language: Eng... ...... ... ... ... ... 124 Brief reasons for not using "Ling." ... ... ... ... ... 624 Chinese Hymnologj. ... ... ... ... ... 221 CORRKSPONDENCEl. A. B. Chinese... ... his east successfully resisting every attempt to keep them within bounds, a hungry populace converted into fiendish robbers on the soil of his kingdo... ...dvantage, and a famine over the northern provinces, which not only converted hungry men into robbers, but gave proof to all friendly disposed, that He... ...past, you should know better by this time than to steal; if you are poor and hungry, beg; begging is better than stealing; if you beg, people will giv... ...at present in operation. These institutions are superintended by two private practitioners. There is ©nc efficient native assistant. There is one stud... ...der a tree and watched men ploxighing. Fifty li to the east there is a royal gar- den, called Sun-niin, where the Queen, entering the pool, bathed her...

...Began publication 1868. Cf. Union list of serials; 26; Publication suspended June 1872 - Dec. 1873; Title varies: May 1868-Jan. 1912, the Chinese recorder and missionary journal; 1939-1941, Chinese recorder and educational review; Merged with: The Educational review, 1939...

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Zui Quan

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...Zui quan (Traditional and Simplified Chinese: 醉拳; pinyin: zuìquán) is a concept in traditional Chinese martial a... ...erm is also commonly translated as drunken boxing or drunkard's boxing. In Chinese it is sometimes called zuijiuquan (, literally "drunken alcohol fis... ...to learn due to the need for powerful joints and fingers. While in fiction practitioners of zui quan are often portrayed as being actually intoxicated... ...eeds source material - the name is literally Drunkard Fighting in Mandarin Chinese. Some Chinese Monks were known to brew intoxicating alcohol, and th... ...nd form and weapon sets including staff, spear and sword. Most lineages of Hung Gar and Hung Fat contain drunken forms. Media appearances Zui quan re... ...rm and weapon sets including staff, spear and sword. Most lineages of Hung Gar and Hung Fat contain drunken forms. Media appearances Zui quan receive...

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The Chinese Recorder : Volume 10

By: Lodwick, Kathleen L

...n World Public Library.org AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. X Title: THE CHINESE RECORDER AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. X Author: Language: Englis... ...... ...esbyterian M.ission ^Pres< 1879. ^ INDEX TO VOL. X. Pagb. A Critique of the Chinese Notions & Practice of Filial Piety, 1, 83, 163, 243, 324, 416 A V... ...ne Sabbathmorn, as "through the corn," The Master and disciples passed, *'An hungered," they—forthwith assay, With ears of corn to break their fast. H... ...LOVE. Do ye not know, how, long ago, David the temple's precincts trod, And, hungry, fed—on sacred bread, Nor yet profaned the law of God ? Have ye no... ..., our blessed Lord, From age to age is still the same, And to this hour, the hungry poor Are drawn by His compassion's fame. By want opprest, the day ... ... all would like to know. Medical Journals abound in cases interesting to all practitioners- We would like a record of cases, for this magazine. The mi...

...Began publication 1868. Cf. Union list of serials; 26; Publication suspended June 1872 - Dec. 1873; Title varies: May 1868-Jan. 1912, the Chinese recorder and missionary journal; 1939-1941, Chinese recorder and educational review; Merged with: The Educational review, 1939...

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Northern Shaolin (martial art)

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...Part of a series on Chinese martial arts (Wushu) ... ... Styles of Chinese martial arts ————— List of Chinese martial... ... Wushu athletes/practitioners ... ... Yue Fei (岳飛; 1103—1142) Hung Hei-gun (洪熙官; 1745—1825) Dong Haichuan (董海川; 1797/1... ... Wu Quanyou (吳全佑; 1834—1902) Wong Fei-hung (黃飛鴻; 1847—1924) Sun Lu-t'ang (孫祿堂; 1860—1933) ... ...—1973) Bolo Yeung (楊斯; b.1946) Sammo Hung (洪金寶; b.1952) Jackie Chan(成龍; b.1954) ... ... In its broadest sense, Northern Shaolin (Chinese: 北少林; pinyin: Běishàolín; Cantonese Yale: Bak-siu-làhm) refers to t... ...rtists who gathered at the Central National Martial Arts Institute in Hung Gar and other styles, so Gu's style came to be known by the name Northern S...

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The Chinese Recorder : Volume 11

By: Lodwick, Kathleen L

... World Public Library.org AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. XI Title: THE CHINESE RECORDER AND MISSIONARY JOURNAL, VOL. XI Author: Language: Engli... ...... ...N PRESBYTERIAN MISSION PRESS. 1880. -rrr INDEX TO YOL. XL A Critique of the Chinese Notions and Practice of Filial A Discourse On Romans I. 18-25. A ... ..., causes them to reel and to colour, red and green, black and yellow to make gar^ ments embroidered with axes, quadrates and figures. After they are c... ...eir words but argue not. To those who're under your commands. Weary and sad, hungry or cold. Speak gently still, and help them too ; In every work let... ...hiefly on the females. If the curtain of the inner apartment gets thin or is hung awry {i.e. if the sexes are not kept : 44 EDUCATION OF WOMAN IN CHI... ... partly over the railing, and had not the captain caught me by my feet, as I hung partly suspended over it, I must have been swept into the angry deep... ...e suggestion in the Reconler to keep a case book after the manner of medical practitioners. My experience is that of very great same- ness. Spiritual ... ... wind may pipe up. Chinamen in Mongolia seem never to part with their wadded gar- ments. The summer in Mongolia is long in coming and goes away soon. ...

...Began publication 1868. Cf. Union list of serials; 26; Publication suspended June 1872 - Dec. 1873; Title varies: May 1868-Jan. 1912, the Chinese recorder and missionary journal; 1939-1941, Chinese recorder and educational review; Merged with: The Educational review, 1939...

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Ip Man 2

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...rule. He attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun, but faces rivalry from other practitioners, including the local master of Hung Ga martial ... ... of Wing Chun, but faces rivalry from other practitioners, including the local master of Hung Ga martial arts. Producer Raymond Wo... ...d characterization; Wong's son, screenwriter Edmond Wong, wanted the film to portray how Chinese people were treated by the British and Western percep... ... met with positive reviews, with particular praise for the film's storytelling and Sammo Hung's martial arts choreography. The film grossed over HK$13... ... Wong is later caught posting promotional posters for the school by some Hung Gar students. One of them challenges Wong to a fight and... ... Wong is later caught posting promotional posters for the school by some Hung Gar students. One of them challenges Wong to a fight and lose... ...a demonstration by the various martial arts schools to help promote themselves and their Chinese culture. However, the event's star boxer, Taylor "The... ...sult his culture and people. News of Hung's death rapidly spreads throughout the enraged Chinese populace, causing a scandal that spurs Wallace to hol... ...es of Hung Ga and Wing Chun martial arts, as well as the conflict and rivalry of the two practitioners. Wing Chun, as taught by Ip Man, is being viewe...

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Proverbs and Common Sayings from the Chinese : Together with Much Related and Unrelated Matter, Interspersed with Observations on Chinese Things-In-General

By: Smith, Arthur Henderson, 1845-1932

...Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org SAYINGS FROM THE CHINESE Title: PROVERBS AND COMMON SAYINGS FROM THE CHINESE Author: AR... .... SIMIXTIHL Forty-two years a Missionary of the American Board, Author of "Chinese Characteristics" "Village Life in China" " China in Convulsion." .S... ...of the last fifty pages, this volume consists of matorial published in the Chinese Recorder, from 1882 to 1885. About 1,900 Phrases, Proverbs, Couplet... ...of their frequent employment of these : Hang 'em ! They said, they were an-hungry, sigh'd forth proverbs ; That, hunger broke stone walls ; that, dogs... ...recreation and as a test of literary ability and character. Of the latter, Hung Wu (gt jj) is an example the famous founder of the Ming Dynasty. His e... ...ied, the heir apparent was the grandson of the Emperor. The younger son of Hung Wu was, however, spirited and ambitious. The Emperor put forth the fol... ...a few buds of the peony (called the Flower of Wealth, because found in the gar- dens of the rich) placed beside a jar in which are seen a pair of gold... ...r God, and keep tfa bo'ols open.' Also, of reciprocity in favor. 'Internal practitioners do riot undertake to cure asthma; ex- ternal practitioners do... ...to this, proverb, ' This affection cannot be cured by the most experienced practitioners, -whether Chinese or foreigner s\* 'When the heart moves, the...

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History of Wing Chun

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...Part of a series on Chinese martial arts (Wushu) ... ... Styles of Chinese martial arts ————— List of Chinese martial... ... Wushu athletes/practitioners ... ... Yue Fei (岳飛; 1103—1142) Hung Hei-gun (洪熙官; 1745—1825) Dong Haichuan (董海川; 1797/1... ... Wu Quanyou (吳全佑; 1834—1902) Wong Fei-hung (黃飛鴻; 1847—1924) Sun Lu-t'ang (孫祿堂; 1860—1933) ... ...—1973) Bolo Yeung (楊斯; b.1946) Sammo Hung (洪金寶; b.1952) Jackie Chan(成龍; b.1954) ... ...e methods of higher criticism to the oral histories of Wing Chun and other Chinese martial arts.[1] Others have attempted to discern the origins of Wi... ...has it that Wing Chun's lover, Leung Bok-Chao[2](who was a student of Choy gar) did in fact help to shape the style of Wing Chun. If so, then this is ... ...e stances, and the short centred hand techniques have similarities in Choy gar and Wing Chun. Espionage and assassination ...

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A Mandarin-Romanized Dictionary of Chinese, With Supplement of New Terms and Phrases, Now Current

By: Macgillivray, D. (Donald), B. 1862

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org DICTIONARY OF CHINESE, 3RD EDITION Title: A MANDARIN-ROMANIZED DICTIONARY OF CHINESE... ...... ...to the most widely accepted system of Romanizatiou (Wade's), of some 4,500 Chinese characters, ninety-five per cent, of which are followed by a group ... ....ch'ti? ch'ang^-ch'ung' ch'ang^-fa? '-"' ch'ang'-hs: ch'ang'-klng^ ch'ang'-hung^ ch'ang'-mao' MX -" "»:'-"'""- [sail ^^ eh'ang'-mmg*-pafl- ^'Qf'S'^ ch... ...a minister of state. dust ; dissipation, pleasure ; carnal, worldly. dust (hung'' ch'eu'). mortals. CH':fcN« [35] CH':&N* e7i'M'-/jui^ CH'HN^ [36 ] ... ...g* CHIHi ehiJi^-yeh''' chill,'' ^ HS chiii}-t'i^ chih?- ^ n cMh}-ying^-hu^hung^ chih'- P chih^-chih^ ehih^-chih^-0-hsiang^ chih^ ftzuj 7jlt chih^-c/i... ...nth, one month of the moon. to heal, to cure, to treat ; a doctor. medical practitioners (tai* fu'). to heal, to cure (.t'iao" chih*, liao* chih"), to... ...a' oh'ien?)i ^^ the art of healing. •§ P^ the medical.profession ; medical practitioners, WM^ a hospital (yaiig* ping* yiian<). f'^ -p femaledoctors(q... ...wu^ yen--yeh* yen^-yiv? yen^ yen^mu'-liao^ mm 7h yen}-pai* yen^-shih^ yen^-gaR^ t/en^-ssii^-kuei' yen^ yen^-clii^-ya^-tan* yen^-jou* yen^-tn'ai* yen^-...

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Monkey Kung Fu

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... Monkey Kung Fu, or Monkey Fist (猴拳), is a Chinese martial art which utilizes ape or monkey -like movements as... ...ammer away at their weak spots until they give in. # Lost Monkey feigns a lot. Practitioners of Lost Monkey give the appearance of being lost and conf... ...que displayed in this movie is really the 'monkey' variation of the Lau Family Hung Gar system and not genuine Da Sheng Pi Gua Kung Fu.Chu long ma liu... ...isplayed in this movie is really the 'monkey' variation of the Lau Family Hung Gar system and not genuine Da Sheng Pi Gua Kung Fu.Chu long ma liu, Eng... ...0) ( U.S. )) features drunken monkey-type styles in one fight scene. Wong Fei Hung takes a form he calls "monkey drinks master's wine" which bears r... ...e" and "The Monkey King Becoming Drunk." Although it should be noted that the Chinese-language version does NOT make a monkey reference - the origina... ...que displayed in this movie is really the 'monkey' variation of the Lau Family Hung Gar system and not genuine Tai Shing Pak Kwar Kung Fu.In the film ... ...isplayed in this movie is really the 'monkey' variation of the Lau Family Hung Gar system and not genuine Tai Shing Pak Kwar Kung Fu.In the film "Extr...

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Religion in China : Universism : A Key to the Study of Taoism and Confucianism

By: Groot, J. J. M. de (Jan Jakob Maria), 1854-1921

...n visible or invisible shape, manifest themselves in its ways and works. The Chinese themselves, from a remote an- tiquity, have called the system the... ..., " and the T'i Tao, or ''Tao of the Earth. " It goes without saying (as the Chinese themselves hold) that the Tao of Heaven is paramount in power to ... ... of creation is performed. Heaven, accordingly, is the highest god which the Chinese possess. There is, indeed, in the Chinese system no god beyond th... ...mere presence cause drought and, as a consequence, the destruction of crops, hunger, famine which means in China the death of thousands, nay millions;... ...upport him in his old age, nobody to protect him after death from misery and hunger by caring for his corpse and his grave and by sacrificing to his s... ...ly man? It is he who is like the saints of antiquity, who ascended heights * Hung lieh kiai, Chapter 7 . Book i o, or Chapter3 1 . 84 Development of ... ...om the beginning, the medicaLjart was eminently_aJJjiiv^^ Many of its famous practitioners and theorists, whose books are stand- ard works to the pres... ... winter fortificationsand cities are to be repaired; gates and frontiers are gar- risoned, roads are barred and watched, and sacri- fices are offered ...

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Wing Chun

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... Ng Mui (Disputed) Famous practitioners Sum Nung,[1] Yip Man,[2] Bruce... ... Traditional Chinese 詠春拳 ... ... Simplified Chinese 咏春拳 ... ... Alternative Chinese name Chinese ... ... Wushu athletes/practitioners ... ... Yue Fei (岳飛; 1103—1142) Hung Hei-gun (洪熙官; 1745—1825) Dong Haichuan (董海川; 1797/1... ... Wu Quanyou (吳全佑; 1834—1902) Wong Fei-hung (黃飛鴻; 1847—1924) Sun Lu-t'ang (孫祿堂; 1860—1933) ... ...—1973) Bolo Yeung (楊斯; b.1946) Sammo Hung (洪金寶; b.1952) Jackie Chan(成龍; b.1954) ... ...outhern Martial Art Wing Chun, together with Hung Gar and Choi Lei Fut, is named as one of "The Three Great Martial Art Schoo...

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The Chinese Repository

...ic Literature Collection World Public Library.org VOL. XX Title: THE CHINESE REPOSITORY, VOL. XX Author: Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ...... ...out previous consent by Maruzen Co., Ltd., Tokyo Reprinted in Japan THE CHINESE REPOSITOR Y. VOL. XX. FROM JANUARY TO DECEMBER, 1851. CANTON: ... ...i Naiebao, Pihkwei, Xi 8uhtaau, Waug TlNlDghien, H wlLitahpu, Taisb&n, Hung Minghi8.og, Tsangwei, Ch&ng Pebkwei, Kingycn, Fung Ylleu, Chin ... ...ich they let grow upon the croWD of the head, pl3,ited into a long cue that hung quite down their backs. Tile rest of the head was cut close, but no... ...religious worship were deposited during journeys. A highly colored painting hung dOlvn up­ on the front of the npper compartment, and con~ealed it en... ...,aded by the northeastero barbarians, who weu short hair IDd lap over their gar­ IDeota from tbe right to the left aide (the Chinese lap them from th... ...e. Rhe was very graceful, an·l dreased ¥l'ith simplicity and taste. The old gar­ dener did not know ber, but stopping for a moment the flow of bis te... ...d of 3000 taels to encourage informers. Now what ha.ppened yesterday in the gar­ den of. T8i~ will perfectly serve my purpose. I will send my tnlsty ...

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American Kenpo

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... Ed Parker Famous practitioners Thomas Carroll, Graciela Casil... ... The word kenpō is originally a Japanese translation of the Chinese word "quán fǎ". Its widespread, cross-cultural adaptation has led t... ...Mitose, eventually earning a first-degree black belt.,[4] and also studied Chinese kung fu from his father.[6] Chow eventually taught an art, which he... ...ques and jujutsu-style locks, holds, and throws. When Parker increased the Chinese arts content of his system, he began to refer to his art as "Chines... ...nizably descended from other arts (such as forms that were familiar within Hung Gar) and established a more definitive relationship between forms and ... ...ly descended from other arts (such as forms that were familiar within Hung Gar) and established a more definitive relationship between forms and the s... ...e circle represent the original methods of attack first learned by ancient practitioners of the Chinese martial arts. They also demonstrate the pathwa...

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Clinical Bacteriology and Haematology for Practitioners

By: Emery, Walter D'Este, 1870-1923

...... ...S'S PRACTICAL SERIES. MIND AND ITS DISORDERS : A Textbook for Students and Practitioners. By W. H. B. STODDART, M.D. Lond., F.R.C.P., Lecturer on Ment... ...trations, demy 8vo, 75. 6d. net. CLINICAL BACTERIOLOGY AND H/EMATOLOGY FOR PRACTITIONERS. By W. D'ESTE EMERY, M.D., B.Sc. Lond., Director of the Labor... ...n of the opsonic index, etc. If much serum is required, the pipette can be hung by its crook (straight end downward) FIG. 13. in the bucket of a centr... ...h is difficult to describe. The old comparison to the strokes which form a Chinese letter is a fairly good one; the bacilli lie in little groups, some... ...cerated wounds, especially those of the hand and foot, and particularly if gar- den earth or horse-dung has been rubbed into the tissues. Wounds made ...

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Lion dance

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... Chinese name ... ... Traditional Chinese 舞獅 ... ... Simplified Chinese 舞狮 ... ...ingapore by Kong Chow Wui Koon in the 1960s), and the Jow Ga (performed by practitioners of Jow family style kung fu).[26] The different lion types ca... ...Although most lion dance costumes comes with a set of matching pants, some practitioners use black kung fu pants to appear more traditional. The newer... ...e to the lion dance movements and actions. Fut San, Hok San, Fut Hok, Chow Gar and etc all plays their beat differently. Each style plays a unique bea... ...hereby the lion plucks the auspicious green vegetables like lettuce either hung on a pole or placed on a table in front of the premises. The "greens" ... ...ada. In the old days, the lettuce was hung 5 to 6 metres above ground and only a well-trained martial artist coul... ... arts movies are very popular, kung fu movies including Jet Li's "Wong Fei Hung" has actually indirectly shows and indicates how lion dance was practi...

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The Chinese Repository

By: Elijah Coleman Bridgman, S. W. Williams

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE CHINESE REPOSITORY, VOL. II Author: Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ...... ...n press interdicted...... 92 " their Ideu of death.. f 59 Alum, used by the Chinese. . .. 447 " their worahip....... S59 Amber, value and demand. . ... ...le dedicated to the Queen of Heaven, with the trophies of her saving power hung up-some junks in Dlin­ iature. A few blind men were the overseers. W... ...gtung taou; and received its present name, K wangtung sang in the reign of Hungwoo, the first emperor of the 1\Iing dynasty. It was at the same tim... ...n Peking 1 he hl~~HI nt' it yuut.h \\'as dragged frOlll the ri\'t~r l1y :l hung.'y .log. lIe ,,,ho tirsl rel)()rtctl the fact was suspected of bei... ...side of a small creek, or' branch of a river, are a number of Imall nursery gar. dens, well known by the name of Fa Ie, or Fhiwer gardens. Each of ... ... feet in height, and has, accord­ ing to Timkowski, a hundred arms.-In these gar­ dens, the arrangement of the lakes and valleys, the Ilills and grov... ...derable portion of the space inclosed by the walls is occupied by lakes and gar­ dens, and by temples, palaces and other public build­ ings. Many of ...

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Wushu (sport)

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...is both an exhibition and a full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts . It was developed in China after 1949, in an effort... ...China after 1949, in an effort to standardize the practice of traditional Chinese martial arts, although attempts to structure the various decentral... ...Guoshu Institute was established at Nanking in 1928. The term wushu is Chinese for "martial arts" (武 "Wu" = military or martial, 术 "Shu" = art). ... ...south China (i.e., south of the Yangtze River, including Hongjiaquan (Hung Gar) (洪家拳), Cailifoquan (Choy Li Fut) (蔡李佛拳), and Yongchunquan (Wi... ... China (i.e., south of the Yangtze River, including Hongjiaquan (Hung Gar) (洪家拳), Cailifoquan (Choy Li Fut) (蔡李佛拳), and Yongchunquan (Wing Ch... ...e's Republic of China South Asian Games Mediterranean Games Notable practitioners Christopher Pei (裴康凯) – Christopher Pei is the President of... ...n Qing (原文庆) – One of the most famous, successful, and skilled wushu practitioners in the world who has won countless gold medals in Chinese, Wo...

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Dave Mustaine

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...After stomping on the floor and shouting for them to stop, Mustaine, being hung over at the time, took a potted plant and threw it out of his window a... ...he could continue working on his own band, Slayer. Jazz-influenced drummer Gar Samuelson replaced Raush, who left after Mustaine convinced him to play... ...re available briefly in limited run after release, although the Korean and Chinese models are in continuous production. Mustaine uses the USA and Kore... ... Poland Gar Samuelson ... ... Living people American taekwondo practitioners Megadeth members ...

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