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China and America to-Day: A Study of Conditions and Relations
Arthur H. Smith
No preview available - 2015
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Page 148 - The United States of America and the Emperor of China cordially recognize the inherent and inalienable right of man to change his home and allegiance, and also the mutual advantage of the free migration and emigration of their citizens and subjects respectively from the one country to the other for purposes of curiosity, of trade, or as permanent residents.
Page 148 - And, reciprocally, Chinese subjects visiting or residing in the United States shall enjoy the same privileges, immunities and exemptions in respect to travel or residence as may there be enjoyed by the citizens or subjects of the most favored nation.
Page 145 - ... of trade — so that nothing may happen to disturb the peace between China and America. Let the treaty be signed by your own imperial hand. It shall be signed by mine, by the authority of our great council, the Senate. And so may your health be good, and may peace reign.
Page 188 - ... beyond, will become the chief theatre of events in the world's great hereafter ? "Who does not see that this movement must effect our own complete emancipation from what remains of European influence and prejudice, and in turn develop the American opinion and influence which shall remould constitutions, laws, and customs, in the land that is first greeted by the rising sun...
Page 227 - ... an agency which all men must now admit to have been, for good or for evil, the most powerful moral lever that has ever been applied to the affairs of man, are facts well worthy of meditation in every period of religious transition.
Page 188 - SINK IN IMPORTANCE; WHILE THE PACIFIC OCEAN, ITS SHORES, ITS ISLANDS, AND THE VAST REGIONS BEYOND, WILL BECOME THE CHIEF THEATER OF EVENTS IN THE WORLD'S GREAT HEREAFTER?
Page 97 - ... native opium, not because we approve of it, but to compete with and drive out the foreign drug, and it is expelling it, and when we have only the native production to deal with, and thus have the business in our own hands, we hope to stop the habit in our own way.
Page 145 - The Chinese love to trade with our people, and to sell them tea and silk, for which our people pay silver, and sometimes other articles.
Page 97 - ... foreign drug, and it is expelling it, and when we have only the native production to deal with, and thus have the business in our own hands, we hope to stop the habit in our own way. Your missionaries have everywhere been teaching good lessons, and benevolently opening hospitals and dispensing medicine for the relief of the sick and the afflicted, but wherever they go trouble goes with them, and instead of the welcome their good intentions merit, localities and officials turn against them...