Whether a book is still in copyright varies from country to country, and we can't offer guidance on whether any specific use of any specific book is allowed. Ul— Sugar, aw— Cotlo D— Coffn, Ohko Iiu, i^mi U(loii, 1, 001— KHDU— Dlitrin of nnorta, 802- III— Old Cil Uoni U, MB— Noir Cill. Cbs-kyanr, Hnny-cli Dii, so no 67 45 798 18,976,099 Vlll. The pro- race of Sbmi-toug cmsists for the most part of a group of monntaii M wholly detached from any other range, and mnnisg ont totrerd* tbe N. The Hoao-bo, or Yellow rivra, and the Yang- tse-kiang, or Blue river, two mighty parallel streams, water the whole ex- tent of iu central r^ons.Public domain books are our gateways to the past, representing a wealth of history, culture and knowledge that's often difficult to discover. 420, the whole eonntry was thrown into a state of confiieion, which gave rise to two empires, the northern and the southern. Instead, therefore, of being regarded ae a privileged country, governed from time immemorial by the same constitution, exempt from foreign conquest and intestine commotions ; tl)e only peculiarity which it posseeaes, in comparison with the other em- pires which have disappeared from the earth, ia this, that, owing perhaps to its peninsular situation, at the extremity of the habitable world, and its consequent exemption from the sweep of those conquering nations, who changed the people whom they overthrew, it has preserved its manners and usages in a great measure unaltered, amidst the various revolntioos and subjugations which it has experienced.Marks, notations and other maiginalia present in the original volume will appear in this file - a reminder of this book's long journey from the publisher to a library and finally to you. Th«e three kingdomi and the reigni Dg fnmiliea were a^a aonihi Uted by Voo-tee, who fonnded the dynasty of the weatem Thiii, A. S65; while Ynen-ty, in like manner, ettahliibed that of the euton Tsin, A. 317 ; but neither of these princes were long in poisesaioa of all China, and several provinces rerolted during their re* flpectire reigns. The empire of the north wt M almost constantly occnpied by the Oey or Tartars named Topa, of whom the Yuen Oey (or first Oey) reigned in Shsn-see aiid Honan from A. 386 to 634 ; the Tong-Oey (or eastern Oey) reigned in Honan from A. 531 to 550, when they were displaced by the family of Fe-tsee, who held the throne till A. 578 ; and the See Oey (or western Oey) reigned in Shen-see firom A. 535 to 556, when they were displaced by the Heoo- tcheoo (or later Tcheoo), who prevailed till A. Fin emperoia of the Tartar race in n Kxenion, aid all o T Umdi nan of good nnderst Midiiig and Tigoroiu minda, have now continnod, without in- temptio D, to rule over tho Oiioeae empire : and have tbiu, it m^ be avp- poaed, compjetdy established their ttan Wy in the Buproiue power.Nevertheless, this work is expensive, so in order to keep providing tliis resource, we liave taken steps to prevent abuse by commercial parties, including placing technical restrictions on automated querying. It is snspect- ed, that ike goremmsit entertain a design of intiodocbg the Msntchoo language into general use, instead of tbe Chinese, as great attentioo hat hfl Mi paid to its improvement, and as all the children, one of whoee parent* is of Tariar deecent, bare been expressly required to be instrocted daring their infancy, and to pass their public eiaminationa in the Mantchoo CHAP. MOHiitaint.^ The geneeat aspect of China is that of a level, Eertilo, and hi^ly cultivated coimny.
A public domain book is one that was never subject to copyright or whose legal copyright term has expired. Since the establishment of the Mogul dynasty, the empire has never been again divided ; but has experienced two great revolutions, at the accession of the Chinese dynasty of Ming in 1368, and of the Mautchoo Tartars in 1644 ; and has scarcely, in any reign, been entirely free from revolts, wars, and domestic seditions.
Whether a book is in the public domain may vary country to country. The empire of China, in short, instead of having existed as a great and united nation 8000 years before Christ, waa never formed into one state till the year before Christ 220; but, being soon again dismembered, and only transiently united under successive sovereigns, has composed one sole and undivided monarchy only sincere year of Christ 1279.
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Do not assume that just because we believe a book is in the public domain for users in the United States, that the work is also in the public domain for users in other countries. raroj Tioii, US-l Dd Un Tiibs wil Un CENTRAL AUEKICA.-XEXICa nu Hlut H ud Eiunt, Mt-Cl Tll IHt Wiw- Eilulni DKrtdo B, . TKT, 931— Berolntl Hur T Mdt«»b U, SSS— Onnde del Norte, HI -Rio Bnei Tlie Zf Pradunlant, MS— T)ie BUHU— Hllu, M»— Wlw M, UO— Fetn Ui, Af HTO, he. A branch of this chain tarns aside the stream of the Hoaa-ho five or six hundred miles, thoogh by a circaitoas tract it again readies its original Ime of course. Rivert.'} China is distinguished for the magnitude of her rivers, and is doubtless indebted to them in a great measure for her early advances in cnltore and civilisation.
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Public domain books belong to the public and we are merely their custodians. Kwang-d, Kwti-lin, £S SO 110 37 46 1790.4 8,569,518 XIV. Tbe Tnlan, increaaisg in aecnrity, have become lets attentive to conciliate the Chineie ; aod all tlte high offices are £lled with the coootrymen of the sovweign.