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Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio Vol. I (of 2

STRANGE STORIES

FROM A

CHINESE STUDIO.

STRANGE STORIES FROM A CHINESE STUDIO.

TRANSLATED AND ANNOTATED BY HERBERT A. GILES, _Of H.M.'s Consular Service_.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LONDON: THOS. DE LA RUE & CO. 110, BUNHILL ROW.

1880.

PRINTED BY THOMAS DE LA RUE AND CO., BUNHILL ROW, LONDON.

TO MY WIFE AND OUR CHILDREN:

_BERTRAM_,

_LIONEL_,

_VALENTINE_,

_LANCELOT_.

CONTENTS.

INTRODUCTION Vol. I., pp. xiii-xxxii.

STORIES.

VOL. I. VOL. II.

PAGE PAGE

Adulteration Punished -- 332

Alchemist, The -- 313

Boat-girl Bride, The -- 149

Boatmen of Lao-lung, The -- 348

Boon Companion, The 165 --

Bribery and Corruption -- 170

Buddhist Priest of Ch'ang-ch'ing, The 22 --

Buddhist Priests, Arrival of -- 231

Butterfly's Revenge, The -- 289

Carrying a Corpse -- 181

Cattle Plague, The -- 253

Censor in Purgatory, The -- 238

Chang Pu-liang -- 177

Chang's Transformation 237 --

Chou K'o-ch'ang and his Ghost -- 106

Clay Image, The -- 276

Cloth Merchant, The -- 127

Collecting Subscriptions -- 220

Considerate Husband, The 158 --

Country of the Cave Men, The 397 --

Courage Tested -- 116

Cruelty Avenged -- 267


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