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  • traveler's conversation. 41





George D, Louderback 187U - 1957




. hKANK EASTMAN. In the Clerfs Office of the District Cdlirt of the United States. 5O9 CLAY ST. by B. MTH. <j >/ J^'^ i[^ .Entered accorcling to Act of Congress. LANCTOT. BY BRITTON & RliY. in and for the Northern District of California. in the year 18G7. I'K.

as nearly all such immigrants are from the Canton district the comparatively few -who come from other districts soon become. the indication of the proper sentence will readily be understood by them. February 25th. communicating Avith the merchants and educated classes of Japan. San Fr.ANCisco. consequent upon the extended It will also be found sufficient in employment of Chinese. Ri36747 . and the now established regular nication with China and Japan. as the Chinese almost without ex- ception read their language.PREFACE. through a necessary and continual intercourse with the Cantonese. THE AUTHOR. familiarized with the accent and pronunciation of the latter. Su that a man w^ell versed in this dialect may bo . -«o*- Tlie object of the author in publishing this little all classes volume. is to enable of citizens to acquire an elementary and^i^ractical knowledge of the spoken language of the Cantonese dialect. social and respectfully submitted to the public. 18G7. as they understand the Chinese characters. This is the dialect most generally understood by all classes of Chinese immigrants on the Pacific coast and elsewhere. The author has been induced to undertake this publication by what seemed to him a daily increasing necessity. The work is adapted to practical use in business and aB such is line of commulife. readily understood by all the Chinese .

i .

About income tax Articles of food . the 45 49 • • • Short sentences Spirits • 19 Tea Teas Traveler's conversation 39 19 41 SI Verbs Vocabulary of useful words 72 . 67 10 Bedroom Breakfast 77 15 Business conversation 39 . Crockery Cutlery ' 71 " .1 C N T E NTS. Page. . 73 Days and months Dialogue on getting a China boy Dinner Dress 21 35 75 Dressing-room 78 Earthenware Evening orders Familiar sentences Fruit \ 74 ^ 24 30 13 75 14 Glassware Grain House furniture 72 19 Liquors Lunch Names 35 of colors 12 10 a friend Numerals On meeting Porcelain 41 74 71) Quadrupeds School.


aa as e i in fawn. the No distinction made between is the persons or numhers noticed at all and passive verbs nor by them.) at as y in fly.RULES FOR PRONUNCIATION.) as ee with ou in <iee-you. final. as the elementary in no. (') The acute denotes the rising inflection. has been uttered. sheiing. in English a as in pan. The Verb. Each Chinese character corresponds to the Chinese word above letters. C) The grave denotes the falling inflection. are quite unknown to . full sound in the English letter. eu as inpe?t (French. The context and the active circumstances under which any thing exact sense of any passage. Chinese. ?)02/. as in they. ue as in oeil (French. etc. or by ihe conditions under which it To-morrow I 1 shall go 1 '' row go . it. as in go.. oil as in horn.y in ooi' as in cooing. 00 as mfood. " said are the chief guides to the Time and mode are very clearly shown by the meaning of the whole sentence. sz a /?! buzzing sound."' •' yesterday would be expressed in Chinese by to-morcame '' would be expressed by " yesterday I '• come. . as in machine. iire — 3[oods and is tenses. words shop. a^ such. ng as n h in the ngo a protracted nasal sound of no. is soft. oi as o.'" > . "* au as ill 010 in hoio. shat.


. December. CHINESE AND ENGLISH PHRASE -••^ I3GOK Wednesday. sze^. tM September. Lai' paai" yat Tuesday. Sze*' One week. Tsat uet. Saam net.^ May. ifijaM' vei. M 8hap uet November. P net. Yat koh"' lai' paai'". Lai'^ DAYS AND MONTHS. paar yat Lat paai i. Ng' net ^n June. uet ^sB. buk uet. Shap yat uet. ^M July. Ting ching net. April. ^^ Ootobt r. paai' snairC. ^^ August Paat uet.. Lai" Monday. '^n ^ Lai' paxii" m^t#^ ##^ Thursday. Friday. Saturday. Shop r uet. ^M -^-^i ^^n . Lai' paat" luk. January. Sunday. Lai' paai"^ ng'- tt^^ March. February.



Yat nin.

4 Four.





3 Three.

5 Five.




6 Six.



8 Eight.


9 Nine.

10 Ten.






11 Eleven.

12 Ttrelve.

13 Thirteen.

14 Fourteen.



)15 Fifteen.





^^ 1^
17 Seventeen.


Shap pat.


16 Sixteen.

18 Eighteen.





-t JL '^
19 Nineteen.








30 Thirty.

20 Twenty.

21 Twenty-one.

Shap koio





40 Forty.

50 Fifty.
N(j shap.

60 Sixty.

70 Seventy.
Tsat shap.

80 Eighty.


Si shap.



Pat shap.


90 Ninety.


One hundred.




Xon. shap.

Yat pak.


r^^it600 Five hundred.



1000 One thousand.


Ng pak.

-i-^^ ^^



5000 Five thousand.




.r:.^ ^>t.

lO.flOO Ti?n






Tal ttMn.

Tat pak


1867 Eighteen hundred and sixty-seven.



pal pak lok sfuip



San Francisco, Jannary
jhi fau,ching

21st, 1867.

aetiskaf>yat ho, yal tsin pat


lok shap isat nin.












Tai sam.

Tai si

Tai ng.











Tai pat.

Tai kav.

Tai shap.

Tai shap yat.






Tai shap

Tai shap sam.

Tai shap s t

Tai shap ng.

^^^, $^a.. $^^- $^^^





Tai shap


Tai shap


Tui shap pat.

Tai shap kavi




















si shap.

Tai ng'shap.

Tat lok shap.

Tai isat shap.


^T2^-f. ^^-f-.




Tai pat shap

Tai jcomL shap^

Hundredth. Tni (jat pak.

f >N.^







Yat poon.


Sam fan










Fat fan


Shap fan


One dozen.

y^ One




.One gross.


shap koh-

Shap ikoh

ta sun.






Yat chu




Si chU.





Yai pool


Ten fold. Shap poiii

One hundred fold. Yai pak jpovi




One basket

On<' bag.

()ne half.





Yai pan.

Vat kwan.

Vat fynn.


-m- -^^







Vaf sennq.

rat chnat.

Yai tun>/

Yai ehe\

Yd fan.








invoice of goods.

Oiie jar.

Vai chek.

Yai pool.

Yai taan"

Yai rhmg.

-A. -4T.




One pane




Yat ham).

Yat sin



Yat fai poh

Yat kin

On<' piece of cloth.

One sheet

of paper.

Onc^ set.

i)ne spoonful.

Yai pat


Ydt cheung



Yai king.





Cocoanuts. ^ ^% Dates. Plum. Sour Plum. Strawberry. . i%-^^. . Quince^ Raisins. Citron. Ning mung. . Tsiu. Suen mooi. Fa'' Red Dates. Skck laue Ying tsz. Tim Peach. Lime. Hwig mooi. . ^\ Groundnut. Grape. Apricot. Ping kwoh' Wong mo-oi. FRUIT. ^. Hang yan. Pak tso^. Walnuts. Jfat to\ Yeung mooi ifj. Lemon. Pine Apple. Sour Orange. ^^ x^ #f. * Chestnut. Fig. ^l . Pomegranate.. — It>^ cJiang^. . FRUIT. Apple. Plantain. Poh lah.3 Kwoh 'ts7e Acorn. Man sau kwoJi >1 r^H Poiai tsz._ Mo^faf kwoh Poo tai tsz. Hung isd^. Almonds. ^^3L^. Moot Red Plum. . Kom lam''. Fung bxt Md shxm. YeT isz. Prunes. Ifvurrrtsz. Olive. To' Pear. Sha" li. shang.

Pak mai Mak. % Black beans. Lat tsiu. Sago. Yi inaL ^ Wheat. GR4IN. Kuxi" tsoi loL Barley. Hang lohpnk. Tavi^ kok. Cheung mak. ^^^. Egg plant Foo' kwa". Tong ho\ Shui kan. ^^% . ^^ ^ Red beans. ^f^. J Greens. Cucumber. Wong kuxi' ^M Garlic. Fa' ye' tsoi. —VEGETABLES. Tsing' isoi. Cayenne pepper. SI. Pearl bailey. . Watergreens. Si. L ^^. Maize. Ginger. Ye' tsoi. k^ f Carrot. tau*'. ># Celery. Ng kuk > loi Com. Rice. Mai.. Tai wik. $^. VEGKTADLE8. Wintergreeus Ang isoi. m % Cauliflower. :^ White rice. *.. Hung mai. Red rice. ^4:^ Oats.J Soy-bean. Tsu na' isoi. Squash.ik Sam kok mak Woh maV' Millet. Hak Cabbage. Tsin^ K^ung. Cress.^i Buckwheat. Sai tnai. Tsam Pak tau^. ^^ taxi^. SiUc. sxien. i . ^ Bean. Hung iau^. Long-bean. 14 GRAIN.

Hoi'' ScallioiiP.n shu. tA Witter caltr( •p. Fa. Kwa". ijx7 Yam. tsoi. Ho Ian shu. A K Ytillow pumpkin. Tomato. Tai shu. Lin ngau. . Ma" tai. Green peas. 15 Mushrooin. Kaum' kwaf %v tsai ffioi. Skang isoi^.'*. Se. Mustard. Fa7i ke".Lin tsz. N>> Watermelon. Onion. Timg kwa''. tMn\ Tsz (fioi\ If Sow Foo ^ tiiistle /. Chi ma. Tare. Pareley. M^f S2^ Potato. Clwn /-. tft . j'ui'slale. tsoi. t^ bpinaiic Ubi. Luk iau. ^^ Water-chestuut. isoi'^. »] Kail ^R Sea-weed. Muskmelon.VEGETABLES. Tp2 . Pumpkin. Sweet potato. Hcung svufu K.s-or. Black pepper.samum. Kai isoi. . Turnip. Ileun'q ]cwaf. Lettuce. Xo'' 'pak. Melon. Edible sea-weed. Sugar cane. han IIo Ian iau. Hoo isiu. ()o iau. ffilu. Sax kwaf. Water-lily seeds.%-%$. 1^071 Peas. ' Chiut'se pepper. f^^ -^^"^ Water-lily roots. Tsung iau.

^]i%. ^ Beef. Y€' tsoi. Ukang. Ngau keuk. MxrC iau. ' Duck. -. Beam. Sh^ip Koant beef. ^P^-. Cutlets.]> . Capon. Cow's feet Fillet of pork. Birds. Butter. Fish. ngau yuk. isai. ^%m^^i . -:i^it. . Curry beef.^^.15 ARTICLES OF FOOD. Ngau yuk. Ilai yuk tong. B. Cake. Tong. #. Cheese. Coffee. Shiu ngau yuk: Mia liu. Boiled beef. Chocolate. Makhong. hon Yin -tfuk. . Crab soup. AITTCTJS OF i^U>: rOOt>. Bread.||^l. Taukok Baiter. Cabbage. Uam ngau yuk. Beef steak. 4-^5#. Biscuit.^. Chowder. Bran bread. Piruj kwoit Bacon. Chicken. Wl5-:|. ^11. Roast duck. Ap^. Curry. Kat shi. Chu pi chain. a Dough Tiu nun Egg.'^^']^i^Custards.' 4^. .#. Ngaunxiipeng". Bran. Kai tan. Broth. Ohukola'^t. Wine cake. Dried applen. 7m pa^ ngau yuk. Salt beef. Tse'uk Min piwf con. Peng^. Mak hong min tau. Ka'fe*. *' # Tsau peng.*l^. mat s:4^Anchovy. II 2 4. Kai Jiang. Cream. Tsd u kai. Ngau yu yau. Shiu ap''.t. U* 1t^l^l . Kai lit. Ngau yau. Sin kai. ke'aonij Wong Ka li ngau yuk.

Preserve. J!fga\i Indian meal. "X. Rice gruel. tong. Mustard. shik. Sang isoi yau.^^hM^'i^ .. Tau^ kau^. ngoh. yje ^L ^k. .^^. Chitw isai.M. Oyster. Fat Ian sai kai. ^i^ Milk. Sheep's head. ^i Lard. Goat's milk. Fowl. t^.m. Pancakes. Shiu ngoh. Kut shui Kai moot. Chau u. Fresh Sin u. Pig's foot jelly. 2igau Ho kohn Chue kohn. Mutton. Chue yaa ) Maize. . Liver of pork. Pig. Hat . Roasted fowl. ' Pastry. Chup. Gravy. Tong ko\ ^-m. Pak shap u. nnq yvk. 4. C%e' li.^- Mit. Partridge. Euk chw Uui V•^1^ .^-» Flour. Fricasseed fowl. Liver of beef. Chile ftJellies. tl7K^. Goose. Nutmeg. Fo^'tooi Hash. fish. Teitng shau! Honey. Sweet oil. Baked pig. Minfun. Salt fish. Shiu kai. . 4|b. HanC tt. ue: . Suk mai. Ham. Pan kik. Mai hu". Miri shik. 17 Boiled fish. Yeung ue'. Roasted Goose. Km. #^# Fried fish. keuk tWng. AKTICLBS OF FOOD. Mni tong. Suk. /5X^^>. f-IL. =5. '. CM'' koo. Molasses.

Ifgau kwat suL Sweet meats. Yam. CJfUi' Vhuf Iceuk. Fak kop. Yeung yuk tong. Kuk^hvttsm. Snipes. . N^utsaVyuk. Pork chops. Foh sik. Tong. ia-'t. pai kwcU. Veal. - ^^If Soy. tong.f^\^-. Spare rib Sugar.^ Soup.. shtu it^ Pudding. Salt. Chu mi lung. Plum Mooi tart. Tart. Tong kwok'.18 Pig*» feet ABTICLES OF FOOD. Hung Poo tin". Mutton soup. Faatipoo iin^. Roasted turkey. 4^^ . ^^is. Pigeon. foh kai. . Sweet potafbes. Shiu yuk. Bftked potatoes. Ngau yuk tong. Pickles. ## To'" tsai. Vermicelli. Yeast. 4-'f ti. Shui yu tong. ^i^-:|.^t. Tax" shu''. Beef soup. yKt. ^Ml^. Sausages. Min tau poo tin. Tong. -m Turkey Toast To" se. Sa'' chui. Salt pork. Teong cheung. la't.m. Suenkicoh'. i^M -#. Yolk. Turtle soup. Shui yu.^>C-|L Beef suet. Rice. Tan wong- Tung yuk. Cold meat. Rice pudding. K Victuals. Rabbit. Roasted pork. Bread pudding. %^^.^|. Fun s'. Vinegar. --^>^il Fowl Kai soup. Skvic Foh kai. 4-i^-v Turtle. 21am cMic yuk. Fawi: im.j? Tso\ Kan. Shi ^yau.

Ow chu. 1 ik tsau. Pe^ isau. ^Orange Pecco. ^A$>. Hi ofiun. Bam pin" Ping Jcwd^ isau. t'i ch/. Inferior ChuJio"^. ^.l| Madeira. SPIIUTS. tong. Poot tsau. Cider. Common Foo hL Hyson. Hung moot. Claret. Old Tom. Gunpowder. cha"". Xttfc 0>^t.' ^oTk ho. Hung Muy. 8hiu chung. JL. Fine Congo. Che'" li Rara.J§ Congo. O^-lo torn. Hung tsau. i . Tsaxu Win A^ lik tsau.i^- . Beer. Wine. So ta'" shui. .J^^^.' Po ta^ tsau. ^:^K^. OoluDg Oo lung. liappTial. tsau". . Pecco .% H.*t-|. Chu cha . Hcf muk. L No.' Sherry. Brandy. . Seung heung. tsau! ..M^t^^K. . —TEASArrack.l-:ii ^^-:i|. ^% Black Tea. Lemon 2\'ivg Lemonade. Green Tea. cha s. Souchong. s^SHyson. Ning inong shui. kung foo Pau cfvong. Cherry Cordial. Kungfoo cha Nuen chong kungfoo A:i^'^.A^^. isau! Lum • isau! Soda Water. Tsm tsau. . — LIQUORS. ^^i}"^ Gin. iS Champagne. Pecco ^ Tsd' Cha \j T J. Powchoag. Gunpowder. X. syrup.i Hung cha . mong ^• Tea. Pa"" tan" ie. ''Jf . Porter. 19 Spirits —^Liquors. Port Wine. Che'" le pa'" Ian" te. Common Congo.

Old Hy»on. iMk Tan tsenq shik. Fa' htfung. ^^ Indigo. Ngo mi. 1 TEAS. Jfung. IIn tseng. Loam. Salt. Lang! Losing. 4tm 'HASTE Tastelesi. Tarn. Bitter. Sxten.OUS. . Fragrant. -:t Cold.black. Ohu Ui'n. Chik itt. Weak. m^^ Oratig". Fa' hungC r H? I'lDi shik. ^ Strong. Shup. Sour.<thik Shau. Kohv 'A- . ^ shik. Jlung shik. LJi v4 M> Blu'^ NAM 1/8 or COI. il Wet. Foo'. Kantn n hunq. Ha'm 4 -^1^ Hot. Campoi. ^-fL Red. Heong. Sunglo Chunglo. I'^ocy white. -A Lean.-Blaek^ ^ . Woyig taan"shik. y^^ ScarKH. M^^ White.t> I'"«!D-blu('. Caper Congo. Chulan. Oily. M. smell. lim. mmL I'nrplc. hga icong shik -f^. Carnation. Tsung shik. ML Mo mi. shik. Sweet.20 No. V Scented Tea. Azuro-blno Tla tseng Hot. ^^^^^ Pea-p. J3i j?i. La't. <ti^ Yellow Woi</j shik Pr in s/dk. v<-.L -kL . Kan poi. Dry. Cool. ^^] Bad Chan. no. i(.% '^% Hak ft. Paxk shik. Brown. Xo^ laam. Yeuvjj laa!H Green. ^ Carmine. Young Hyson.reen. (Ihung chai.

Kue sin yat tsoi nd se chue. toh. ^€> S ^^ ^1^ 4IL^—.! ' DIALOGUE ON GETTING A CHINA BOY. Mi pif yan kom He wants $8. isin yai Kue iu pat ko ngan ko ud. Yau luk ko kue too sum chuk tor Where was he employed last? ^ Kue sin yat tsoi pin chue tso kivok He stopped with Mr. . Kue tsoi kue chue yau nin poem. Tsing sz isai/ 21 ?*^if Can you get me a good boy? Ni lung ngo tsing tah yai ko' ho sz tsai ' /n ? How much Ni pi will ki toh you pay hiia yan hung kxie ? The same Too that other people pay. How long did he stop with him? kau T Kue tsoi kue chue yau H He stopped with him eighteen months.00 a month. before. BOY.^g J He ought to be satisfied with $6. DIALOGUE ON GETTING A CHINA.00.

Why dW be leave him yeT ? Wai mat kue "m tso ? Because he got sick. When N(fo hon r find . Bring him here on Monday. I think he is very stupid. ImX pai yat kufig hue loi. tek k(f 'Mkai. kue ko iwf I can secure him. yau yung^. Ni hai lupbut kai : Nipit iu man kwoh tv)0. kwo him useful. luic Wa'' kue chi ngo pi ko lujan isin. I will give him more.22 DlAlXXiV^ ON GBTTING A CHINA BOY. he is very smart. Tell him I will give him $6. you must ask me. kxnoh kue. Ngo tsau tiiW Mi iik. When Ngo shall I begin ? iu tsoi Itongfa'n. ki shi hoi sh/m m ? go out. You must Ni pii sleep in the house. Ngo tai tafk km rujoo chun kwo/t tau Can he find security ? Kue yau yanpd^ ino^ ni T No.00. If you want to . Yan wai kue iak peruj'. Ngo po^ tak hue.

ni ilk Saikwo ifok. Take the baby out. Brush my clothes. Slokwoh ngo teng" mo.sal i 'I Light the fir^. Tsin tang'.' So kwoh ngo tikifok. MarC" maiC^fan hue pat twi chumj. Wash the floor. Wash the clothes. Brush my hat. Knlres and forJ^a. . Go home at eight every night.(j . Come at seven eveiy morning. Wash the windows. Sweep the rooms- Tim cheakfoh". Sai kwok ko tseung. i?t C%iu chiu ni isat tim chung loi. Kung kue cknt hue kai ican". Can you cook ? 23 Ni nang iso^ chue ? Can you wash ? Ni uan.DIALOGUE ON GETTIXG A CHINA BOY. Sokivoh ni kofong. So lau. You will take care of the baby. Sweep the stairs. Cfva" ka^p too tsai. Hai kwoh ni tik lau" pan Trim the lamps. ta^ li Hi kung ngo tik sai rnon tsai.

tsin ching /ti j>a'' Kue iupoon ko ngan soli. Chi kan iu sheung moon chafp. Koon tint kom yai tsau sw. ^3 ^f. ' Ching fa'^n ni ita' soh He wants half a dollar to repair the lock.24 ETEXIKG ORDERS. out of order. Put the light out Tsin ha" ni chi chuk. ^£. Has the servant shut all he windows ? Koon tim san" mai chexng mi ? • i f # ji This lock is Take care to bolt the doors. Ni isafn tang 'm kon The servant has washed it clean to-day. This lamp is not clean. I think the oil is bad.11'^^^^Snuff this candle. Ngo tai" ta^k ni tik yau 'm ho^. Man taufanfo. BVKNTNO ORDERS. Ni pa" 30 tso' Get this lock repaired. C%oi sik ni chi tang fok. tsing. wai lok. ching. i^^^mfd^ i: '^ ^t fl .

EVENING ORDERS. Ni ha" hue fan lok. Ngo hai kom toh ngan mai ke\ Go bed just now. You better 2o buy a new itiai one. JUrjo ling mjol m tik wjan Urn. You charge too much for the things. To^fan ni pi ilk wjnu kwoh nga want some money besides. M kang ho Please give kwohfimt ko me some money. . Ming yat tso shwi hi shan- Has washerman brought my clothes Shai yi lo"" nim fan ngo tik yifuk loi ? the ? . I What do you want money Ki iu for ? ngan tso mat ye" ? I want it for to-morrow's expenses. to Get up early to-morrow morning. Ni tik ye' hoi tak kwai kwoh tau That is what I paid for it. Ngo iu hi ming yat rtiai ye".


Tell the

washerman to s<m(i Kiu sai i lo"" hoi ta'a
in his bill.



W -^ mr .^^

Have you made up ynnr accounts' Ni shuen tshyj shd^m tsang ?


can you


me have

it ?

*M tsang.

ki shi tsau pi


kwu kvf



days more.

Has Mr.

paid his
2)1 liu

Chi leung yat



money ivjan mi ?




pay to-morrow

Kiie min<j yat tsau pi.

See that the money



lu hon hue



rd tik ngan.

If there


any thing short

Yeuk hai "m tak kau.

I will

make him pay the diftercnce. Ngo iu kae po isuk.

^^^^i^ 1
this bill.

Cfd ni


Take his receipt. Kiu kue se' fan tiu

sfuiu Ui'n.


;it it


my own


Yap ngo

vxing" luC sho.


Don't put


in the

bouse accoimt.
sz sho

Mok yap kung

%- -^ -u>


have no money


this bill.

mo" ngan cM

ni iiu" ia^n.

you a check on the bank. Kgo pi yat cheung chile ni hue ngan hang shau,

will give






this bill


Don't pay




Ni tiu ta'n chi iak ngan mi




chi idkf.




examine my accounts. Ngo iu hon kwo/i sho.


Shall 1


the bearer to
chi loi

come to-morrow ?
loi e" ?

Kom ngo wa'

yan ming yat




Tofaji" ru lok.

I ^t i'T^^ What

the total of your accounts ?


chwng shd ki toh ?

I don't

know just now.
ni ha"

Is it correct?


"m chL




How many

orders have yon got ?
toT chi T

Ni yau ki chewn^ of



^ -^ ^
You must
vit iu

have not conntod them. Kgo mi yau sho kwo.



file all

these orders.
tik a' la' ehi.

chuen viai ni



over your accounts with Mr.si

'^ f
says he

it. -'AM "^^J
kwoh sho'


^1 hue tung mi



very busy.



ioh sze\

1€.i^ ^€.-^f

when he has


Tang kue ha'n tsau


have gone over these accoants. Ngo toi kioo ni tiu sho lok.

Do you


them correct ?

Voi kd'oh cheuk


ni ?



ten dollars difference



ko ngan

tsin sho'.

Where is your counting board ? Ni sioen poon tsoi pin chu ?


these accounts again carefully.

sum suen kwok ni



Deduct the payments from the receipts. kwo yat pin. Kum yat hi kwoh sunshf Make up your accounts every week2ii ko ko lai pax iu suen sho You ought to be very 2fi particular. (Jheungloi shu chu hue chi sho. *Sc/ yau n{jan leongfung yap ngan ehong. Ni tsau chi ckuen shu mi ki toh. Ni ha^ cheuk Square the old accounts. Put all the money into the treasury. Begin a fresh account to-day. luen. koi iu ching ching You mix up your accounts. Put the payments on another Chi sho sheung side. Ni ni' tiJc shd tsung <o^ Pat all the receipts on one side. Buen ching kau shu'. lok. tso'^ tso^. It is all right 29 now. Loi sho sheung mai yat pin. You will know the balance on hand. ^&>- .EVENING ORDERS.

Bring me a basin of water. <^'^. Tsat tsing ngo kbi shavi I am going out. Ngo tsaufan loi. lias the servant come back loi ? Koon timfan mi ? Not yet. I want to shave. Make some Chung pool tea. . Walt for an answer. Ngo tiiuj mo isoi pin chu. Chow yat poon shui '>VTiy is this water so dirty ? Go and change Ilue W'n kicoh it.. lot. Koon timfau loi loh . Jang hoi yam. Ngo iu fhai soo. Send this letter to Mr. I will Ngo ni ha^ iu tsut kal. Nim tik yit shui loi. . PAjaOJAR SENTENCES. The servant has come back. ""^ chn'. Wai mat ye' ni tik shui kom o" iso ? km* Bring me some hot water. come back soon. . 30 FAMILIAR SENTENCES. Nim tii eheung shun hu chu. Where is my hat ? Brush ray coat. ''M tsanf}. Kill tai iau lo loi. Tsnk toa'. Call the barber.

hoi ngau pak ip cheung. Send this card in. Tsing yan hak yap loi. Nim yat chtung i loi. Chi chi kan uk kwok nfo Nim ni ko tip yap hue. is 31 not at home. loi. Did you see him ? Ni }cin kue "m tsang ? What is he doing ? Kue tsoi chu" tso'^ mM . Ask the gentleman to step in. ^ ^^ He will send What did he say ? ime tim wa" ? an answer just now. Kiu' kue hue kwoh Fai tikfan Don't wait long. Mok 'iing' kom kow. Mr The servant has given the letter to him. Koon tim kau liu san Jm/oh kue. ye^ ? it ^ ie He is ^-i- talking with a gentleman. Open Toj^ the Venetians. Mr. . Kue chow pi hoi yam.FAMILIAR SENTENCES. Mi see m Tell him to go back again. Bring a chair here. tsoi Come back quick. tsoi ka". f ^e^i^^j^ n vjia Kue tung yan Jiak kujuj sh'ift Show me the house.

Fong poon hCfechcA ioi min. Tso^ dm" pin 'm cbang ? Tsd^ cha" pin lok.32 FAMILIAR SENTENCES. easy . ko iih kai tan loi. Did yOu prepare any toast? Ni yan liong iing to^ se" 'm isawj . Shun shun . Change this napkin. Nine/ ni ko tip hoi hue. Pass this dish tip round. BREAKFAST. lELV. tsai. or sam. Kit hi kah Give this plate to that gentleman. or Take sin" care.ite gentleman to come to breakfast Tstng ni wai yan hak loi shik chiu" cha^n. Bring the eggs hero. Pi ni koh tip kwohniwai yan hak. that Take off the dish covers. Easy. JSing Take this plate away. 0<m cknen ni Uu po^ Chewvj ni ko chien k(cofv hue Put the curry on the table. tip koi. Is breakfast ready ? Breakfast is ready.

"M mai tak kai mo tak mat. Shau Enquire about dinner. Shiu yat chik sin kai. Remove the table cloth. Fong ioh iik cha^ ip lok chcC" hao Pass the milk to that gentleman. Make me a pigeon pie. 2^ng^ ni iik ngau yu Icioo ni voai yan hak. '^H^l']. there io'^ . Put more tea in the teapot. Chung iik shui tim. Pi yat pool cha^ kwoh n^d. kom yat tso t%i'^ chan ? Roast a capon. li sir ? Can you get any oysters? MoAtrfhhA-'P "wr^ ^ Taotaat yt" ka" ni ? I can't get it . what will 8z tau ni iu you have for dinner to-day ? mai yt'' . Sir. 250 yaX poon pak kop min kwai.FAMILIAR SENTENCES. U^ W^^iMm Don't make it too hot. M iik chd^ hung tav .#jf^l|'t' . is none ai in the market. Tso yat poon ka^ 'M ho Ivo '^ow What kind of curry. kvoolt.^-^lM Make some curry. Give me a cup of ickl 33 The tea is to« strong. Get some Wibre water. lat. Man tai^ tsan moon. Which gentleman ? The one opposite to me. Chung iik ngau yu lok clia^ chue. Pin wai yan hak ? Ngo tooi min ni wai. ioi po^. ^1-M. Put some milk into the tea.

Make seme Tso soup. Ngo pah "in tso'^ tak. Tong ni chik sin kai 15 C'f ll^. Mai tik ho is^'mg tsoi. iMng yat chik ioi kwat kai. Chau tik tsiu.34 ^r«et FAMILIAR SENTENCES. Do you want cooked iu ching shuk kae ^m ni ? *- - Cook a boned chicken. Y^u sum wai yan liak loi sik iai^ chan^ Don't spoil the soup. Xhree gentlemen dine with me to-day. liu. Cover it with butter. some gooil vegetables. . ho^ ngau yuk. Mok tso'^ icai ni poon long. Ning hue shin.t'J ''^^l i^] t% Do you want Ni it Get it roasted. Try some plantains. Cha" min Mai . Kill this eajjoii. Fan f00 tso^ chue lo tso^ ho tik. Tell the cook to make it properly. n> Ni t^n it t ^^ ? ^^ :?. Are there any oysters in the market? Kai si yau fw^ mai mo ni ? I?tiy a piece of good beef. tik ye' taoi. Get some cabbages.. roasted to-day ? iu koin yat shiu mo ? Can you do so ? iVi' /so'' tak ^m m ? I am afraid I can-not. Mai yaifai tik long.

Roast a leg of mutton. Yau mat ytT ni ? Yat chek siu kai. Bring the roast beef.FAMILIAR SENTENCES. sung i^ "it /^ ^ ^^ 9 Prepare fowl Tso kat lit "/t - ^ ^ ^€> ^^i Mok %\^ it. Very well. Pi yat pooi shut kico ngo. Some cold meat. Yau tik tang yuk. cutlets. Shiu yat pi yeung yuk. Mo' pi tsau Hue Please give me a note.^ \^^- . LUNCH. Get a bottle of beer. To" fan p jai cheung sun kwo ngo. Lunch is on the table. *35 I Well. kue. Mrig shiu ngau yuk lot. Ho le^ lau fan ming yat Tiu hi hue. Give me a tumbler of water. Ho Ngo tsau Ioi. put it off till to-morrow. lef. DINNEIR. l^. Ning" yat tsun pi tsaW Ioi. it tender. Shiu sikfong tsoi ioi min lok. kai. Make Ta . Dinner is ready. sir. Tsing yan hak iso^ ioi. Go to '- and get some. What have you got? A roast fowl. ni Ning hoi ko tong tau. Fong tsoi ioi min "m tsang ? Invite the gentleman to take his seat. tf n] -A ^b i% 4 - -f^ !^t. sir. I will come just now. There is no more beer. lok. Is it on the table? Tai'^ is'/n pin lok. Hang it up. Don't over do shiu suk kwo tau. Remove il the soup tureen. chue lo" tik.

tal^f Ning ni chang chap loL Ni iik ngau yuk shiu shang. ' . He cooks very well sometimos. This beef is roasted rare. i Hoi yat isun che" isau. si This curry X'> tik is very nice. ka' U tsuji \ Soilictimes he spoils the dishes. Please carve that capon. Bring that dish of sauce. j kue tso tak' ki' ho. ill ^^"^IL -^M^f'-a^ . shiu ho^ iik. Kiv tso^ chue tai ye' tsz Open a bottle of sherry. hai ho. ""/L ^ Yan . 2^ ko isau pooi "m kon Tsd ising ni ko isau pooi. i . very strange. Tofa^n ni koi hoi ni chik sin kaL This fowl (Ml chek Ni cneic is not thoroughly done. hue lo^ chun kookwai. Clean this wine glass. li Don't break the cork. Mok yeung ni ko isun. il)# my taste. It suits The cook Ni ko tso'^ is Hop ngo hau mi. kaVm isang m jsang icax Tell the cook to roast it better next time. p - Yaushikue is<Twai ni tik tsoi. Thi^ wine glass is not clean. Td^ ni iik isau lok pak isau tsun.S6 FAMIUAK SENTENCES. Pour the wine into the decanter. sniu uuc tau. shiu talc:' laxi. ' Don't shake the bottle. ising'. Mok tso Ian Jii ko tsun cliai.

He Kue did very bad the last time. Tell the cook chue to fry to" cha". Bring it on the table. Give it to the dog. mat yef cha' ? . j Nby} ni ko cha" ip tsun loi. —^Make the tea ready at Zok tim chung tso"^ pin 6 o'clock. Mok hong tsiW. On ni shik kai tsoi sTuffong ting chue. ' I want to cut his wages. j ! Don't burn them. lid off. Yau yat ko tart Ning loifong t'soi toi min.FAMILIAR SENTENCES. Put the fowl in the safe. What have you got besides ? Ni wan yau mat y^ tim ? There is a peach to" tsai tart. Did you buy any fruit ? Ni yau shang kwo mai to ^m isang ? Yes. hong tik pan kik. Yau lok. 37 Why you get me some oysters ? Tso mat ni "m max tik ho^ rujo shik ? don't There is none si in the market. i Ngo sheung cheuk kot kue yan kung loU j Bring the tea canister here. sin wooi tso tak i shapfan "m ho. ngo mai sam yeung. Pi kwo kau TEA. Kiu tsd^ some pancakes. | 1 ia / ^% mf. I have got three kinds. Take the What kind Ni tik liai of tea is it ? M hoi hoi. Kai mo iak mai. shik.

Roniovo the tea 'I'sdu cJi/t" tray.' wa^ haidtan ke' ? kom kung tai loa' Try and get some good Shi ha'^ tea. This tea is very bad. Uai mo ka' JY. :$L % ^^ m ^ ^ jL Make some ^7 ha^ coffee just "^v_ ^^ ^ now.saucer. ^h %That ^ is ? '^ ^% lio -^1- the best I can get. . Bring another ton .38 FAMILIAR SENTENCES. I will enquire to-morrow. ke" lok. ^1 iik cha^ shap fan ^m ho. "A.yam yung cha'. Xi (ik hai siu chomj. inai tV": ho elm". King kico ydt dak cIm" jfoon hoi hue. clia". Ngo chung '. If you have no coffee. I like strong tea. prepare a little chocolate. Xqo mai ni iik sun chi Do you mean JVi koiii to say so How Nfjo tim dare I to tell a lie ? . likes tsai weak tea. Mrs. This is Souchong l^a. lip. Fong toh ilk long lok cha' chue. A" ne'xmg chung i'yam tarn Put some more sugar into the tea. Ngo ming yat hue man kwoh. ching iik chue ko lat. tso ilk ka" fe".

I sell it three cents a pound. ^ Send three dozen ^hax yan sung sam ko to ta" my sun house. I don't want a picuL iu'' I want ivf fifty pounds. Ngo ising hai ivf ni iik. che". Ngo ^m yai tanu Ngo ng shap pong. but ? it is 39 very dear. isung hai kwai What do you mean by dear? Tim yeung wai chi kwai ni. sin si. . Yau. io*" ngo uk. Have you any good table rice ? Ni yau iik shefung pak mai md^ ni' Yes. iu' chi Do you mean sugar candy t Hai iu' Ngu ho ke" iong.BUSINESS CONVERSATION. Ping fa' mai shap i ko sin si yai pong. How much Ex toh a dozen 1 4^^ ngan yai ko ia' svm. That is what I want. Four dollars a picuL Si ko ngan tsin yai ia'm. Is that the lowest price ? Mooi pong sam ko Hai kung to^ ka" isin "m I want some preserves and pickles. ping fa' ^tn hai Sugar candy sells at twelve cents a pound. What is the price of sugar isin ni ? ? Tong mai ye ka^ What quality do you want ? Ni iu" pin iang /ctf* I want the best sugar. Ngo iu" iik iong ko sun kwo".

ho^. BUSINESS CONVERSATION. Tofa'n ni tung chA ming ngo ho' lok po"^. I am very sorry I can not accommodate you if ith it.good China flour. ^^: Vmf^ lo Please If it^t ^^ ff i^ .40 .iwh^ther I can get to^ it : ^ And I will Sz ha' hon chi inai tak "m / come back loi / . let rii me go to the next door . I don't want iu' it. Ngo ^m ko tik. Ngo yau tik ho'^ poon ii mln'". tim. Where do you live. che' ni lok ching let me take your name. Verv well. I have some . miiC fun Ngo mo^ fa" ki min^. . sir ? Tstien ka' tsoi pin chu' chu^ ni. ngo sung tan /o^ ni rhu' Xum nishishiloo . I J 9F^at some Ngo ip. Ngo ^m^ching yau iak fung. Ngo kifi ^m hd^ i sz. flour too. In haufan" Tung ni mai tik ye' tim. tile have no American flour. "When shall Ki shi I send the bill to you? ni. Thank you Good bye. ItT. To buy some • other things from you. Any time you please. Ho^ taiig ngo kico leak lipo And see.

Nfo ^^ -K . vu tsz*hinq rhe^ung yau mo^ ni. tai nqo mo^ tfu ^vz^ kef. I never saw any thing so beautiful. f lliiuk wo hav<> nothing ti"^ likt' it. xmi- n^ Wung :i£^ A^ :^ can go to the city by railroad in two days.! traveler's conversation.*. 1 should like to live here all my life.don tsz^ hina. J/u^. . enjoy travfling thiovigh sncli Sfieuury. Hgo mi tsamfkbi kwo yau korrC" ho* fee". che" hue fan yat tsau^ tak lok. ^t 4f ^^ A^-£- Did you ever see a«y thing like it ? iW kin yau mat che" tak kue ke" ni ? . Xgo loh ynu n-. * t ^Ngo I chuiuj tshi skiehue tsoi ni chue^ lok.^'i- would not too far from the city. So 1 would.# I ^ ^ ~^ ^^ ^^ "^^ yii. Ngo ^m tak / lifau uen kwo tau. N(j<> to" if the coach did not shake me so n\ncU. Mo . ^ -^ ^ ^ You Ni taapfo" . Have you such beautiful scenery in your country ? Ni kwok chonq yau. No. ooi tun''g yeuk faiche^m sai horn'" hi". 9^ fi^ 'tis 'fi^A. Oh how beautiful Ah ki ho'' chV" ! ! 41 I What a magnificent view Koni' ho ho" tai ah I ^f-^ No sir if . IJ^ .

^'f 'VL I Wi)ul(l rather go on horseback. Nl A 1 < ^^ . then turn to the right. to'' ching leutuj tseaJc yau on ke" hai yat y€"ung che".ses just as well.^^% We \^^ «t Nroad to . Ilow much will he charge per day Ki iohngan yat yal" ni.1i^-^^^^^A^f^ Yes. Ngo ming yntn Ho ah nt/o yat iie"nng chi. No.^-i ^ ^^ lok."^ ^h You go ta'u yat ^^ tiu lo'^ ^m hai tsok lok.a" hue h>k. ke" m. If It ^5^ l)ack one mile. We Ngo a can hire two saddh. Nl hafng tung ngo ma' che'' ? Ho ni. Let us go and hire a horse and buggy. 'tis all to'^ the same to me.42 traveler's conversation. ? . A'crv wt'll .e very soon. it is. 7ii ''m simi saa koni noifo^o lok. Ni ha^ng chuen mai lo^ vit hau chuen kwo yau pin tsau hop Will you let me ride with you hue ? Yes. you will not have long to suffer. you are on the wrong road. I hare a light load. Well. Nqo tjy hue ching ka" ma" chf ni. . . hor.-^ i't. Hai lok. will get to 2fgo <r chCiuig loiyau hu. i^^^. . you may.shapfa'nfai Is this the right N hai "li- Ni iiu" Zo^ hai hue pa'k pi'n ke ^m P^Jilr^^. ni ka" hing che* chi. Ho lok.

ko tivf lo shapfcCn iZ U^ ! t-ft^:j let i^^^^d-^ till i Then us wait to tai next week. ^ #: I ^^ . a. Hoplo^k. Lok kd^ ngan isin ho lok. Ju kOi/i toh ngan ngo ^m pi ta^k. Chi lok. Xo^Jk ko'^ chue all. ni. S^ Ta'ng yal t-ionnyo mi tak pi'^. let us take a walk first. ha'ng ha' tim chi lok.^^-#*'$^-^ No. Ngo "w tang tak tim lok. getting late tik lok. How much JVt do you want to give ? s€unq pi ki toh nu Six dollars is enough. sain. Make haste— 'tis Seating tik lok. Wait a moment . . it. I will not pay that.' All right. lai In hau^ iafng ko pal chi lok. I'm not ready yet. He Kue says the roads are very wa'' koni^ ha^ bad just now. Kue w(f ko ko ka^ tsin ^m tso" ta^'k. i That's loo much. Very well jio-ni. we go ? ^Mho. isin t . Wn hm hxiak ue' Which way Hue pin shall \ ^^^ ^*^.^ miM%i3-^^ He says he can't let us have them at that price. Hurry Fai up— I can't wait any more. He Kiie 43 says we can have them for ten dollars. Very good Ho' lok! ! Let us go back to our hotel. chue"^ ni ? Let Hs go down that way.! traveler's conversation. wa' ni mooi yat shap kd^ ngan to'/c hk.

Ni chong tsniMi shun chue^. Ngo^mtak kt' tai uru' u.t ilJL ^^^^ .k How far is Yau it from here ni chutT hu€ ni your place ? chue^ yau ki 'iien ni ? to I think it is about three miles. ^Mta'k. j%. ma'^n ni cJiong isoi ni chue^ ? ^^ nt No ^Mhal. ^ Are you working for an American ? Ni tsoifa" ki" yan chue ia' kutu/ ? . ha^ kin io^ /^ ' Haij ngo kum ki ho ko^n. Where baye you been this long time ? Mat ni hue koiu noi^ hue pin chue"" ? Where do yoii come from ? Ni yau pin' chue loi^ ? I have been working at the Mission. f Ngo hue si^ishun ta' kung loi\ M . ko sz iau toi iak ngo nhapfa'n ho Will you stay here this evening ? Kom. sir 5 S^ I can. tak ngo if i pit shap tim cho7kgf<i^n hue . t il ^^ i^ Ngo "/n uot j I jpust return at ten o'clock.44 ON MEETING A FRIEND. I could not it is too far. I like it very well for the present. Yes. Could you not come to town every night? ^man^ ma'n ""m maifav^. Yes sir a gentleman who treat* me very Hai . ^r ^ well. Do you like living at the Mission i ? Ngo iai io^ yaxt sa'^m max lo^. No sir . .

f I i^-t How did you enjoj yotirself ? have not mud* time vio to study.^'^ ^^ ^k * ^f chae^ ? ha"^ ? hare an engagement. n ^tf-^|.1tf. 45 to school t Wl^ A\A you not come last night ? Tso mat ni tiok maari^ wf loi ? Why do you not come ho ni ^m loi Wai tuk sz ? ^t-^ 5'>^1^- flt^-t^..f^ S^ ^J^ T^ tf How many ^ Who taught you ^ }% # ? Where did you learn to read ? Ni tsoi pin chu hak ooi tuk ke" ? ^ yd' ez ? ff « n^ ^^ -ti Suiyank<a.? THB SCHOOL.J fi I ^f ? .'i'^]HI^^^l^#-^ I . Ni ahapj'anfai I ok 9. to come i to school '/ Is your father living tsoi in this city? Ni chong loi t.uksz Ni kofoo tsan poonfau ^t>tt*.>?^'^^^4-f>tt "Why do you not come every day ? Wai ho ni "m yat yat loi ? Ai?e you busy all the time ? Rai ni ski skit^m <ctfc^ € ^^ ^^ ^^ B^ Ni What book do you studj now ? in ha^ tuk % -^ mat han ? 13. tak' ki toh tumj wa".ni ke' months have you attended school ? Ni tuk livC" ki toh ko uei sz. ^-^ ^ Do you wish Ngo mat sMhau/iuk chaap. Nyo yau tik sz kohyi. I make very little Ngo to "m toh hak progress in Chinese.

rum maan iu" fat cheuk kohfoh lo. Will you take a lesson this morning ? Nilim chiu. Ko tik kai toh shapfan sam nai paav~. At what time does your teacher come Ni ko sin shang kisra loi\ ? . Have you any brothers ? Ni yau king tai yau mo ? What is your business? Xi tso mat ye' shang i' ? I want to see you to-morrow sfiap tim at ten o'clock. ink ni sau sz 'm ? Do you understand your lesson ? Nish'tk iak kai ni ko sau sz "m tsang f Do you speak English often in your store? Nishi^hi Isoi po yau kong fan ica" yau mo^ ? Every body say the same thing. Is the 2^i room warm enough ? ko fong nune "m ni ? The streets are very muddy. ni. Ngo lit ming yat chong kin ha^ How much JSfi yat ko uet- do you get a month ? yau ki toh ngan yan kung ? We Kgo tl need a fire to-night.46 THE SCHOOL. Yan yan to hai hnm tca^.

ki sing. ki sing. I think I tax csze^kin tik kong. I am more Ngo idle than studious. Ngo too "m kin kung Ngo "m ho ^f^ X. JX^ Ngo tohtuk horn toh. . Ngo wa kwo ni chi yat tim chong loi loh. \ Are you making money ? Ni yau isin chan' mo ? Where did you learn the language ? Ni isoi pin chue hak ica" k^ ? In China. Mat I told you to come at one o'clock. No. ngo toh 'm kin nwi kong. sz.. Ngo do not make any progress.K"-^ ^^ t^ ^"^ M/ pronunciation is good. is not good. Tsoi iung san Tsoi uk ki. You do not 47 progress toh ? ? know your ni lesson. my memory. I do not.THE SCHOOL. my memory ke. In thi« city. Why do you come so soon ni korrt tsS loi ? ? loan toh kwo tuk sz. Ngo how kim ki ho wai hai mo II t E make some progress J^co . Ht. I study as tuk tak much JtorrJ: as I can. . . At home. Tsoi m kofau. in writing. but not . Do you make much Nl hgk tak ho Ni 'm niu tak' luk sau No.

7^ Certainly . lok. i. Ngo yat commenced to study it in 1860. hi Only three years ^^ SafrC' 5 ? -- ^ ^^ I nin chong^ f ^i. \ .f. Ngo chung kung hak liu sairC' nin.jl did you study ? it ? # ^ R M -^ I Ni hok yau ki noiah ^ have stud'ed. ho toh kung Do you think so? '/ JSi kin kni . Not more than three years. three years. Pat kwo sam nin 1wi. Ngo kosMhok idkf ki ko uet You have mad^ good Ni chxi/i- progress. f.48 THE SCHOOL. ni kung tak" ngo yal yfwuj lok. How long . altogether. Kok sat h'li . you spcuk as wi^ll as I do. tsin pat pak lok skap' mn hisa'^uhok I have studied a few months' at a time.

Ngo ^m "He has gone to Canton. liu"". chi. Sit still. Ki hi sun'. Ngo ^m sik iak" ni Are you well ? Ni ho a' ? ^ He has made his fortune. ^tilt^ . When is he coming back kishifan loi ? ? Who Mat says so ? Kut hue Uu" Kwong tsau sing". What Ni is 4^ Speak louder. Tai sim/ kuntj. iik' ha'C' 7tiat ye" ? Mok tsut sin</. Ching chimj tso" lok. What for ? Wai mat sz ? Who Ni hai are you ? I am sick. Ngo ^m hai shapfa"n tsan". Ni hue pin chut ? Nao ^m wa" iak'' kwo ni chi*. Kue shui wa" ? iE^ X^.. sz. jV</o yau. that ? Be still. Don't say so. ^3£ho koin Wait a little. Where is he ? Kue tsoi pin chue ? I am not quite sure. Where are you going ? I cad not tell you^.SHORT SENTENCES. Tang yai ski kan What news ? Yau mat sun mun ? Are you sure ? Ni chi tak isan mo" f The mail steamer has Sz sun foh suen toh arrived. loa't Kuefa't liu^ tai tsoi. -I'M i^jt^^ s-t^ ^. I am busy. I don't know you. mat shui ? -Ngo yau peng*. Loi ni chue. I don't know. "Stand up. Come here.

Pong" tso ngo. | He won't listen to me. Sax yan klu kue loi. You can not take it. ^ Jf sai. Ta"m cheung Bring a light. ^ ft ^ t^. Bring a chair. Ngo mo nor hoh. Kue '^m teny'' ngo kung. to want yon Never mind. mat ye" ? Who gives you permission? shut pi chu i Mat ni ? Help me. ^i^ Send for hira. I don't care. Ngo ^m IC'. \ Hang hoi la". loi. What Tim" foh Nim hau t/i loi. moo7i^. Don't speak with me. Bring a cigar. man*' kue. \ i He will not come. SHORT SENTENCES. Kue pit iu loi. loV'. ^^^. Ngo 7ii tik'. What do you want ? Ni iu Ni ^m nim tak". yi loi. Shan cheung". Ngo iu ni tung ngo hue. I want iu this. Kue \n }ia"ng -He must come.J 50 Get out of the way. Shut the window. your name Ni kiu mat mlng" ? is ? Where do you belong ? Ni hai" pin chue yan ? How Ni old are you ? ki ioh soi ? | . ! At. I go with mo. j I Go and Xi hue ask him. I can not help to it. Mok lung ngo kung. Open Hoi the door.

Ni ha" hue. He struck me. '"Mpa". Hop lok. ^M hai koimf. He is dead. Hue chamf cheuk kue. ? Ngo nganfa)i^. Tim yeung ho m ? Fai tik hi san'. Bring Isim lot it here. It is not so. Kue Don't be afraid. I don't know where it is. Ni ming yat Ngo pi . ni chue.SHORT SENTENCES. loi. Ngo ^m chi tsoi pin chue. Cheukfan" sam''. What shall I do ? Get up quick. 61 is Who Mai sends yoii here? shui kiw' ni loi ? That right. to'^ 9t^^1|- am Ngo hoh.sze nid'' Come to-morrow. Can he read? Kue sih t. Put on your jacket. Hue mai tik penf/ loi\ Are you ready ? ^ai chaipi ^m tsang I atn sleepy. have lost a dollar. sing' yi ni. Do Ni it now. find it. When will he come loi ? ? When can you do it ? Kue~ki bki isau N' ki ski ls(} taV ? it ^ ^t I ti: ^-. Go and buy some cakes. I will give you an answer. Ngo ^m kin Uu yat ko ngan I Go and isin.^ij'^^: hungry. ha"^ tsol Kue sz Uu. Go just now. to' ngo.

Mok lau tsui". Ni tik hai^ san" foo kungfoo".au come sooner ? iso iik" loi ? I will this evening. I 62 SHORT SENTENCES. tso Iak" he". Mind your own business. Ngo kin kwo. Ngo too hai kom seung. L^t me see.. X>jo yi lumj. i Ngo kut tsan shau //we kiu shang loi. mai ^m Ngo kom man"^ hue. I suppose so. ? Mi Tsoi tso kicoh pin chue 1 jit ^!f -U A% fcl ii ^ ^-^j^ h . I don't believe it. This is hard work.. ^M ho Ian'". I can't understand. What chi ha \}. -f^ ^h\h ^-iWhy Ni don't you tso ^K. Vj- It is not yot finished. I have cut my finger. Give it to me. uff. do you know ? Urn tahf chi " How iVt I have seen it. ^ -^ it ^^ % AL ff M€ ]^^ You will know .^ Go and tsi. Pi ngo hon. Ni ta" It ni chi ki" ski. shau.t'^C . you laughing at? Ni siu mat ye ? are "T. Where JM tsoi are you employed ta" kung".Vt very soon.au chi". Ngo ^m hiu iak". call the docter. I think so too. Do it again. What does he say ? Kue via" mat ye" ? I am deaf. Where shall I put it? Ngo fang pin chue ho"^ ? Don't spill it. Ngo koo hai kom. Wash your ikJi hands. Pi kwo ngo. M r) 5f. Ngo ""m sun. Don't be lazy. --ggo »i If ^'.

It is very hot to-daj. He comes Kue to too late. Kue hai sJuit yan. He is an honest man. You ought 53 I M ^m not to do so. tso. "* i^y^ Who Mat is m Nishik inrru>^? Kue yaa ''MPick ^^ "^ this up. ming yaipoon uk Don't break these things. Kue m. What time Ni ha'" ki to is it now? Mok ta" Ian" ni tik" ye". tsau hue liu. Do you smoke ? He did it purposely. ''m Kue Ni tik suet wa" hai tsan" he". have forgotten it. He has just gone. iiso he". wrong? We move Ngo iik shut tsd^ ? Chap fan" ni tik ye". . Ngo mi yoM kom wa". That is not true. . yat shap fan'' yCt. He has gone on board hoi liu"^ He has gone on shore. it. ho. Did you call him ? It is true. When does he sail ? I have taken physic. lo Kue shuen. koi kom^ yung Kom Ngo \a ki tcikf. Km kiskihaud shtier^? Ngo shik liu yuk. €'^^^^ to-morrow. tak che". iim chong ? Who made Ni tik this ? It is very well made. hai mat shiii tso he" ? Tso lak" shapfan"^ I did not say so. Every body knows Yan yan to^ cfii.SHORT SENTENCES. Ni kiu kue lok ? Hai tsan" ke".ai liu kai".

^i€. ? drowned. --^^^. -. That is the custom.ak'. mu^t be so. ^% /f Wliere did you Ni tsoi buy. This is very useful. In ko ski san" clmmj ^m Iiatig. Any body Yan yan . It up.f^l^'^^^ &^ I There is no such thing.. ^1 fe^f. Do not touch it. There is no doubt. 6^ Ni If. ITgo inong ki sewuj chung nin. Chwuj mo ist" sz. ^31 sJtm sz Ni iilc shap fan" yau yung.^ R'fE.^^ The more . >^t:f|ci^Ll|#. Pit haC' koiii. ^€. Fang moon kue. yi. tlie Itetler. Ni iihf h. ys^uxg is^ lakf mo' ? ^e. Man ha"^ ni. Fill it . . Will ^his do Awe c/tM«i sz. J\[ok mo".f. Ni 1m piu Itxxng tak' ho chun. it. yau shut mo" 7 /-/^^f ^^IfM He is i^Bt. Kue tso mat kom seung? \U ''i. What is this made of? Ni tik" hai mat ye" t'io ke" Smell ? if this flower.54 SHORT SENTENCES. Do you speak English ? Do not let it get wet. it ? pin chue mai ke" ? forgot to wind up the clock.ai kwai kue ke". hixi ^£ *€ '^Jb ? can do Can you swim to^ tso*" . at The clock hassfopj)ed. This watch keeps good time.jtk fa". Wlmt makes him think so ? Ni sek kangfan" xioa" nio^? Mok pi kue ism'g shap.'l f\i. Yuet toh yuet ho..i|Kom ^K^.

f loi. kue. Ni kanfong chak. What is this good for ? How much ? do you want? JVt tikf yau mat yung chue Ni iu ki toh ? I want some of each kind. It can't 55 tnie. tsaufan". Ni iik JiaC' ni ke" mo ? 'M /to isoi - hi. foot. Tsoi ni chue tang^ n^ofan' How long have you been here? tsoi ni Ni chue ki kau ? What more do you want? Ni wan" iu mat ye'' ? I will come back yat ko in a month. Ni tik sz yu ni mA) kon. This v^ nothing to you. Burn Shiu liu it. Have you done with this ? Ni yung yuen mi ? This room is too small. -^-t ^f I ^ ..:^ Si pit tsan' W. be so. 'ngo. pfc t-5 I ii ^5>^#. Mo ye' tsoi ni chue. Is that yours ? Don't come again. Tsf yat ko ngan tsin pi There is nothing here. SHORT SENTENCES. have a pain in my Nffo keuk tung. Stay here till come back. isan'. Ngo iu tso ho tikf. I Ngo hue y'uct want it done well. tai Lend me one dollar. It mnst be Chun^f ^m hai kom. Ngo mom yeung iu tik^. be Tit "m taV It can't true. .

When do you Ni begin? Bring kishifiot sliau ? me your accounts. He cares for nobody. Ngo iakf tsooi ni. i^^tit^f''4-^ f€'^4^ Why do you abuse him ? ? t )^ Wai honi ma" kue Did you allow him to go Ni chun kue hue mo ? i^ o^-^it^^'t:^M I can't bear any more. Nim 7ii tin shu loi. That belong*? me. tsoi I Nigo pat nang yung yan" beg your pardon.' 56 You have made it SHORT SENTENCES. sz. Kue yau Have you any bnniness Ni yau sz tso mo'' '. It is very strange. too wide. He is busy. Kiu kue . What shall I <Jo? rii Chan haichutk<^' Tim' ytung ha ? Where does h« live ? Kut tsoi pin chue chue^ ? I want Ngo iu to bathe. How many Ni yau children have you ki toh isz nue ? ? JTi tso iakf foot ktoo tau.«-t I mf ho'^ . sat san". iaifong". . f^^ 1^. The wind blows Kotn yat to-day. 4i^ Ni iikf ^A^m^ ^^ to want to build a house. Kue chung mo chung yung. shui too He is fit for nothing. hai ngo ke". Kue mai "m pa''.' to do ? Go and buy some Hue mat iik fruit Call him back Iiooi loi kwo isz. Ngo iu tso yat km" uk.

I I come to congratulate you. iik' iiu iak' shxrni ho. long chi chuk". kin" delivered. Ngo ising" ni isoi &eung kwoh'. Npo \n Umg Sl^ sum. K '^ '-'% r^i^^Ml^h-^JkxOr-i: i^ . rning. (so. tooi"^. uen'^. Ngo mo ngai im! Yai chung foo kau isin^ . Ni chan isung Shau iso'. Ngo iak' Ioi ho" hi".SHORT! SENTENCES. -^1Clean the table. Yeuk hai tak han" ising kwo Ioi. k%DO Do yQU know how Ni shik sz to count? nifxmg shue. with you. ^x^mk-^^^"^^^ You are very clever. 'SjLf^^l He is compelled sal to resign. You ought Ni ying to be contented. I ]^^t^iL^\ It is all see no danger. Toi ngo man'' hau kue. very civil. ni hue talc> 57 Cxrry it up stairs. \^^%l^$. GofK]^ this letter.J m 4 iiHe is M It 18 very well carved. Ioi ngo shue so Give him my compliments. I cjvinpt g<» Be careful. Give us a call when corivenient. GKaxi. I beg you to consider again. Tbm' sheung lau hue. Mont kon tsing" ni chexmg ioi. How Ngo shall I compenaat^-you ? Kue pik ko tinC y«ung chau tap^ ni ho^ ? He Kue complains to me. Collect rents. mo. Kue chan fio lai yi.

It ia my duty. Ni pit iu kin leung ngo. i Ngo mong kue \^ #5 ff fe^ ^m^^pci ie. Ni pi ko yan ising kwoh rvcjo "i j . 't Did you understand what he said Ni chi to"^ kue wa" mat ye"^m ni? ? i ' •T^ ^« I'] \^i^ No. '/ Did-you hurt yourselt ? Ni yna seung cheuk mo" Kvoo" in ho". 7^^ 1^ What is the difference Yau ho fan pit? m € . maiy depend upon me. Sai ngo poon" fan You must excuse me. I did not Ngo he was too far from me. You must find him. i Ching txi kai ming" kue chi. Pat yung kue lai. Ngo mong kpe kom Pleiyse explain to him. I expect him to-day. . I hope he will c»me. ^m chi kue li tak" huen^ a"h. Help yourself.. tik sz.ipfa"n ling j hai poo rheung ydn yan : < . hi. ta' Ni ho" i lai ngo. He has failed in business. Ni mo sue chain'' cheuk kue. ! on do rn^'a fa^trr. He deserrtg a reward.58 You SHORT feENTENCES. \ Give him some thing to Pi ilk ye" hue shik.*. eat. Kue shang to'^ liu poon." : Km wa" ni sh. yal to. Very good indeed.Ji-M^T't^ei ? Ying koi sheung kue. ^ ff ^ ^ : ! I ' He said that you are very clover li : He Kue is a flatterer ke.

vc not known bim long enough. Not '^M hai at all : : 59 I know him well. . . I have never spoken tu'n^ to him. Ngo chu'ng mi Uan^ hw kun^ fripofc Shall I introduce you turC'g to him ? Cheung lot ngo chi yan ni kue se'ung hue"^ f Yes. I win Hai and bring out. sir? sin shang f going away next week. f Ngo se'ung sik kue mo not. I would like to make i his acquaintance. I shall leave loi # ? Ngo cheung ming chiu tso li km lok. I am ^f^ How Ni tsoi ]^ it if^^ ^-^ to-morrow moruing. Ngo che''ung loi iai mai ka' kuen loi tim. ^ When Ni will li ki shi you Tea ee this ni yat kofau ni city. Ngo tai yi ko lai"" pai"^ hat^ hue loh. . long will you be absent ko chue ki nari I will ni? be absent two years. ngo chi' to^ tau^ kue I b.SHORT SENTENCES. Ngo tsoi ko chue leun^ nin. Will yon return to this city ? Ni cheung loi chung' fa'n loi ni kofau ^m ni ? Yes. lok. my family. Hai che'ung lot ngo chong lung kite $&urf<gi hue.

Do you SI I 2fi think it will rain to-day ? Kuv Ko in yai yuu mn: ion. Wa^ kwo kue ngo shap fun I think he Iai is not at home. Tell him that chi I thank him very much. tsoi"^ Ngo hue ^m ka ha'". Ni ^ng hau hue kwai ko" shi Ngo si pit ho ni. Tong' yeuk kom ma^n lokhuengo^m nang^ AVill you give loi this to iik Ni cheung pi ni Ah Chew ? kwo" Ah Cheio ? When you go borne this afternoon ? I will with pleasure. Bir. Ngo iai koni^ ma'^n ye' hau che'ung loi to"^ yau hvje lok If it rains to-night I can't go out. I think it will rain before nigbt. chut hue. does it not ? Iai ho chue lekkuskonC yau mo^ ni f Yes. Ni yai sz^ hai shap fa'n lang. This is a rery cold season. I believe it will. 60 SHORT SENTENCES. ^xi \h Kue ^-^ out a. toh che' hue lok. . Ngo iai cheung loi to^ yau. this '^^^ He went horn chiu iso" morning at ten o'clock.. shap tim chung hue liu lok. yuu inu koo ko^vfi yuri yau hue lok yau mo ni m? : Ye« Hai. ^ It -^ '4^ looks like rain.

Kue wa' kue kom yat ^rh ooi loi lok. He saW he would not return to-day. Very well : Good bye : : Good day chi lok : Ngo shap ko mi ni tsau ooi loi lok. Ngo yau chuen ha^ Have you many American customers ? 2^i yau ho tohfa" ki hak loi ma" ifoh'' ah T. Will you wait for me ? Kom ni ho tik loi lok. Ho lok : tsing ha" Call again . Ni tang" ha"" ngo lok ? I wi^ll return in ten minutes. we have not many. ooi Yau ya't kofoh poorC" kung hung mo"^ voa' kt'. No Is not your business increasing much ? ^t ti shan"^ iChx/ ho^ toh ah 7 Then come as soon as csii)'" you can. Tsoi loi tsau lok: ho lok: ngo si pit.: SHORT SENTENCES. 61 Who Kue acts as interpreter chut hue when he tsd^ pin yal ko^ gone ? chuen wa" ni? is One of the partners can speak Eni^lith. . I will : Thank you. '"Mhai. Ngo 0^ mo"^ ki ioh. sir. I am the interpreter shi toh'" some tiinejt «?«".

And Kap he told me he wanted kwo ngo to return to this city again. ] Ngo j . was your friend Ngo koo kue hai ni pong yau" : I thought he : He was Sue yau once. I don't think so. I remember hiti very well. Why Wai Qoes he wish to come back ho"^ ? \ kue yau se'ung fa'n loi ni? I thought he would never return. liu. Ngo kom yat tsoi kai" kin kue*".62 At last SHORT SENTENCES. lok. sha'pfa'n ho^ oon' Ngo tai ^m Juti. SaL Ngo ki tak kue tsa'n isa^n I saw him to-day on the street. he has gone. shi chue" hai. ioi". koo kue chun'g ino^ fa'n Wi lok. I am glad of it. kue voa^ chi" kite iu' tsoifa''u loi ni kofau. Do you remember Ni ki tak ko that man who came rii here the other day loi ? ko yan ^m kue ko yai ni chue ? Yes sir. Wai hen kom "m hai lok. but he is not now. Tsoi hau^ kue hueT Ngo shapfa'nfoon hC: He Kue is very entertaining.

M i. Chiu chiu hi tso'^ iik Have you a wife and family ? Ni yau 16^ poh yau ka" li mi ni. Tong ye'uk ni ^m shun^ ni io^ mo"^ stung ko^n kf. Ko iik choi hi^ '"m Get up a little earlier every day. san. The currency is not good. K6 chue mo'^ yat tau chiu ke". I 63 So thought . chtaihd^ hi shik" lok. u H If ft ^^1 '^^ you do not believe it is no mutter. ho*". but he does not like the country. There is no sunshine. How long has he been gone? liu Kue hue yau kitioi lok ? That is no concern of his. N(jo kotn koo'f wai hai kue ^m chung I tsoi sa'n lue^.SHORT SENTENCES. . You Ni tsatt are rery diligent and attentive. Ngo mo^ mat hait sum iung kue kung. As you wish so may you obtains takke''. ching' kang lik kaap han sum lok. yuk ia'k ke^ lok. You have Ni a pleasant countenance. Ut9ze ni koni stung ni shat tso"" What your ^t ko heart de»tres sum!' isau may your hand ni isaii obtain.

not walk disorderly. Kue kung ko it iS-Tg ^^ He is i -U ^ ^4. Ming yat ngo yau iik sz kon. Now it is very troublesomf Kom sTii chan ising' faifarC' lok. man'" ke'. I bought it myself. Mok ko^num kom toh lok. ahi ieng' tik to' wa' ^m ho \ i really talented. Cheunry kwan to"" hiu iak j Don't ask so many questions. \ Ko kue'" kom kung ko ko to'" hiu" iak lok. slowly. " What shop has he opened ? Kue hoi mat ye" poo tan ni ? Much sitting produces illness. Chi'' toh shang pai peng". i : What government officer i« tfcis? Ko ko hai mat xoong iai kt' koon ni ? He said so day before yesterday. You walk very Ni hang Iak horn. Ku tsaji ho tsoi'^vhini. 64 Do J/b SHOI^T SENTENCES. iak korrCfung chiur. ' < . Kuk chue^ kai^ iung yat iseu^ng. ke'. Ngo tsf ki'" mai kef'. Every where it is the same. i Speak so that all can understand.^^' By constantly hearing you will understand. ?ui'7ig To-morrow I shall hare bnsinewi. \ Kue chin" yat kovn> wa''. What read so many books ' Mat ye" wa' 1 ink konl toh po sz lok ! ' .. lok. He speaks the common dialect.

heard some person say Ngo mon yau iik yan kom I so. How lonf has he been dead ? sz Ngo ^m Kue yau ki noilok. yat yau ko pong yau' tung' mai ngo shik" fan. \ WAen shall you go home ? kwai ? In what street do you reside ? Ni ki shi hue Ni tsoi mat ye' kai chue ? i I Ngo kam have friends to dine with me to-day. Why do you behave so ? Wat ho ni kom^^oom. : i How many men Yau ki toh lire here ? What is there worth seeing ? ? i yan chue" ni chue ni ? Ko chue tai mxit ye^ ni j Are you going now ©r not ? Ni kom ha^ hue ^m hue ni ? A great many men are wounded Sheung liu lio toh yan. Ko^ chue yau ko^ yan tsoi iai ha.SHORT SENTENCES. tang' tak niiok^. Have you an answer or not' Ni yau ooi yum yau mo^ ? i I . What is the number of the house ^1 kan' fong iai^ ki ioh hd^ ni ? ? 65 | 1 I There is a man below. lot ni | ? | He did not conceal any thing. to'' . Kue mi yau saw" nmi kuk ye'ung i/e^. Why Wai are you here ? ti Who ni ? sent it to me' ? ho ni tsoi ni chue Mat shui ki kwo ngo kd' ? j I can not wait for you. wa"".

ni chue to"^ Ni kung taam. 66 SHORT SENTENCES. vmfo'' ni lok. shi. Ni ckue ko chue to^ ho toh. ia^'k kung ni chue to^ v>a^ kd'.f ^i Here Ihere are a great many. toh ycm. . failed for a shan't liu He Kue very large sum.. I will introduce you to him. It Ngo to"" sin kwok'ni does not burn readily. Tau kom^fai iak kom^faifu'n tot lok. it #-f '. is He more skilful sz'" than you. ^w liiv. I am greatly indebted to you. Kuepoon cAe^ kwok'ni Language should be pure and correct Kung^xwfju ching c^" tsing^. Ngo kue tsin ni hue kue chue hoh.v:!it ^.It1$-^. Tsoi yat tirr/ chung ko I arrived before you. Ngo Uan imn You speak the diAlect of ibis place. yat tiu tai sho\ At that time it was one o'clock.. tui^ kue hue. A Ho great toh many don't understand tke dialect. How explai do you explain this character T Ni tim kaai^ ni ko tsze\ ni'n A great many Yau ho men escorted him. ^M hai skapfun ho/oh' Return as quick as poisible.

. JTom^ ngo shun ni suei wa" lok. But iti« true I do not make any more. Ifgo hai sau s?mi koon. do you do sir ? Ni shapfa'n ho ah" ? Very well. ^ *1 ^^ . • • This • is my name. No more ? Mo"^ lok ? Ir that all ? That's not much. I want you to give me some information.ABOUT INCOME TAX. Hai kofn toh lok. Ngo tik yat nin chan tak" yat tsin ngan.%4lJ'f^ I make about $1000 a year. $1000 a year seems a small sum for this store. Shapfa^n ho yau suin". Ngo seung kiu ni tung^ chi ngo. I believe I know you lai ni to tell the tnith. Kom"" to^ m hai ki tQh chc". Hai chan" ke'dok / ngo hai chan" kom^ toh che". Ni ko hai ngo ming". Yat tsin ngan ni kan po hoohwusiu tik lok. what you say. Ngo kung rho. 67 How Tso san sin shang. Good morning sir. what do you wish to know ? ni se'ung chi tik mat ye" ni ? do you make a year ? Ni yat nin chan takf ki toh ngan ni How much ? \t-^t%\%%.t^4-^^ ^ Very well Mo^ ni / . thank you sir.n ke" . ' I am tax collector.

poonfau hak tat hue sh^ngan. Ngo from our city customers. ': ^ :% ^t f We have -^f -J/. tso'seung tauhuekaap san chak Urn ah' f \ We do very little in the retail business. \ You Ni sell at whelesale and retail ? . we were j Ngo ii kau nin mo naap . Have you paid taxes last year ? Ni kau nin naap ki toh shui ni ? ff^ %^M^ We did not . i lok ? It is only about ten months since "utt we ttarted. ko m isang hoi cheung tto shang ' How long have you been in buiinesi Ifi US' ki ? ! ' kau shang . ! \ Do you do much Ni yau ho business on credit? I ioh cheung hau ah' ? .68 ABOUT INCOME TAX. t. Tsin shap ko ngo ii chi hi'' sau tso cht'. NgoiisanmaihosiuchtC. -^ : Have you lost money last year ? Ni yau mat kuet ngan yau mo'' ah f j • lost a little ti pi. San lue ngan hau in tik. The country customers pay moro promptly. % si ih '^/o not yet in business.

^m ^if ^''^-^ ^4 j^. Ni yau naap hi san chi? Pi ngo tai ah. No sir we buy nearly all oar ^oods at Huction. 69 We Ngo ti have to trast all our city castomers. uen. ^Mhai ngo ii yat chungfoh to hai tsoi ytf loan mat fee'.u ? Because the duty is too high now.^ ^ . Ngo ^7n chaam tak kin . Have you more than one store ? Ni tok yau yat kan po che' ? keep three two in this city and one in the country. What is the value of the stock on hand now ? ? Jii shi yau ki to nganfoh chuen ni It is worth about ten thousand dollars. We Do you import goods Ni ti direct from China loi ? tsoi tung san" pan foh ah ? it ^ ^i. j% . . I can not find it .ABOUT INCOME TAX. but it must be in this box. Yan wai sui heung chung. si pit tsoi ni ko seung chue lok . . Ngo ii hoi sam kan" poonfau cheuk leung kan san' lue yat kan. Mooi quai no^ap ngan shap luj ^rLi^%M^^^HIdl^^f% We Have you a license ? Let me see it. poonfau haak yat ohung io kai stf kt' lok.00 per quarter. .^^^'i ^f^m^^t"^ Why don't you import ? Wai hai ni yau 'm tsoi tung san'paan . How much Ni naap license do you pay? ki tohngan lai sun chi ni ? 1^ phy $15. Yuk^ chuen yat moan nganfoh lok.

Ngo mofoh poon. Ngo hai sz iau".70 ABOUT INCOME TAX. ^ Oh! here it is Now I I have it I Ah ! hai thue lok Ngo kin lok I You Ni live here ? Is this ? your store ni ? tsoi ni chue chue^ Ni kan hai po ? Are you tne owner? 2fi hai sz iau" ? Are you the proprietor? Ni hai koon /i yan ? I am the owner. Ni tik hai tsoi Fat tun kai tsok€'. Ngo chi ki tso ni kan po ch^. Do you remember having put it ia there? M hi tak ko chue lok ? * tt 1^ Ngo i^:) I ara sure . Where Ni are those cigars manufactured in tsoi pin chue tso ke^ ni ? ? tik They are manufactureT^on Front street.^ ^? T placed it I in this box. tsan ising ki tak ngofong ni ko seung chue. Are they genuine Havanas ? Hai iaing ah toon na" lok mi ' . Koon li yan ctivi liu kaL I have no partners. I keep this store alone. The proprietor is not at home.

No sir . tung chi ki paan itx^kfC. tukf ki ho kfC chtf. Ngo ^sok yat hue sau^ heung kuk loi. I come from the tax collector's office / . 1i^ * M t 't ^L .ABOUT INCOME TAX. IS.MfJ^ff^l^-S^^ We Ngo U wong si use iraporteJ tobacco exclusively. Tung yeuk" ni hsmsj hoi ni" leung ko po ka". ^Mhaij patkwoh chung What kind of tobacco do you use ye' in yip ni ? ? Ni yung mat T . to the internal Do you wish to give security immediately ? ? Ni stung hue wan taam po yan Yes. du. ^^/:i^tif^ r^mm^'tt How many men do you employ ? tsing ki toh Ni ko yan ah ? I am going to the custom-house to pay Ngo kum hue sui koon kau sui.^ ii^ He will not accept '"m Tvmg yeuk kue them if they are not responsible. paid taxes.iy. if you will accept these two men as bondsmen. loi. 'IL . hai wan' kue tsau ^m hang ke' tefc. Kno hue sau sui koon chue kau sui I went yesterday revenue office. 71 tluy are only a pretty good imitation.

Chai to^. Cha" seung. Carpet Te cheen. Tit ka'p > Tea chest. Tiu teng'. Curtain. Cover. Market basket. Ngau yau chung. Tsat. sz t. Pi pa' Jlonq Saisunfoon. Tsau chat. Basket. Card-. sun chung. Oil can. Tsau tsiten. Lap chuk toi. Chopper. Yifuk tsat. Clearer. Cork-screw. Se'tsxiK'^tung. Chandelier. Churn. Ka'' kue sup mat. Sun stung. Brush. Book-stand. Cupboard. Eu lu'm. Choi io. Seong. Kau che' c/wny. Cradle. Cl«ck. chef'. Decanter. Bench. Ma' chap. Clothes brush. Sooiig la'm. Letter box. lung. Cushion. Sue ka". Case. Sue kwai. lAm. Yau sau Ye'ung chi teng'. \ HOUSE FURNITURE. Fong se'ung. Yitin. Candlestick. Si CoflFee mill. Ng mi ka". B»rrel. Iron chest. Book-case. Arm chair.<iun. Chx/' pai. Box. Chair. Tiu long. Easy chair. Ka'. Chop Fy stick. Broom.. {'. Bellows. Oon tip kvoai. Cheuk long. Pat po li iaau t. Bathing tub. Castor. 80^ kon. Bucket. Ea' ft mo'. 72 VOCABULARY OF USEFUL WORDS. Cork. ma'n. Couch. Writing desk. Koi. . Yau ping. Bird cage.' Hok Camp chair.

tung chai. Tai. Chaifa"'. Mop. if Mill.n^-^^t%^ Picture-frame.^ Pan. Ting'. Keys. Dish-cloth. Tiu kong. Chung chue' ^'^. Ting long. Ting toi. Piano. I*i pa"" Kettle. Fa' poon. iiUdle. Lamp-chimney.y\<^m. Yin tau. UfM Flower-pot. sum. Tse'k. Grate. ^^ Lamp. ^1^ Lamp-wick. Mortar. Pestle. Foh'loo la'n. ka'p. J 9 A^rK Portfolio. Shui tau. Ting ivfng. Waf. Lo hau chin. Ladder. Mats.m3-. Keuk tap tunig. Ting tsau. Pepper-box. Kegg. '«• Lamp-stand. Frying-p»n. Kau tsin . Tai yam kom. ^ # Chung horn. Poo . tf ^ Foot-stool.mn. Wo'L Hoo tsiu tsun. Fung ting. Jug. Pipe-stem. ^#. Ching. Napk! an. Gridiron. Water-cask. Pipe.ifM. it. Mo^ 50^. Yiyi tung.m^ Rug. 4-K^.nM. Tain poo.1 4%i4^. Cha' poo. So" si. Jar. Picture. Hop lo' so' $^^L.:$^fL. ^t Lamp-shade.. VOCABULARY OF USEFUL WORDS. TU pa''. Pitcher. Dish-cover. . Titijod^. M % Lock. niak. Hok. Duster. ^*i Kmdlings. Safe. or matting. A'ng. JSz t^^^. Gha" po^. Mo'.^^. Tip koi. Wa' ka'. Foh loo. 73 Fender. Shui tung. Scissors. . So'. Padlock M Pail. J\ng'' Lantern.

VOCABULARY OF FoWing-screen. ^tif. Small plate. Cup. M /J) roffee«-pot. Ta'npooi. Lok sin toi. Ngaii tip. Ngau yau pooi.^^>l. Trap.^1^:14 Table-cloth. Wai ping. Poon. C/ia' Tea-canister. Chup chong. Trunk. Ng^Chi. Tai kau chin.i:4\ #. Large Tai plate. Chufn. Toi. Stool. seak 'MS.ti^LM ^^ EARTHEN-WARE. Card-table. Chei' Kuen toi. ^^Al^y^t. Egg-cup. Tsin li kin. Table. Oblong-table. Flower-vase Fa' ping". Tea-tray. Tong oon. Snuffer Chuk tsin. Yi lung. Tsan. CROCKERY— PORCELAIN Tsi hi. Mo' io^ kim. Sieve. Tub. Tok poon. Tongs. Kwai ka *JIL. bnfa. KvU si pooi. poon. y Vlvl.. tip. Kam tau. Tai chahn toi. ]fl4Shovel. Oon. Tit ^>fA. f^KitM-. Rornd-table. Sidebcard. Toi poo. Tit lau hok. USj:FtJL WORDS.! 74 Screen. ^^f^Xit%K^ Skimmer. Ka' fe ho. Telescope. Dintng-table. Soup -bowl. Mi.^^. Custard-cup. i^^. i°ai. 4MS Platter. Square-table. Shears. D'sh. Spade. Tip. Sui yi. Pooi. Tiu toi. Silver-plate. pai toi. Pat sin' toi. Bowl. ^ . Gravy-dish. -fti Whetstone. i^M^. Server- Fingfung. Shelf. \'^-%. Tau iso'. Snue ka'p. Cha' ip chun. Butter-cup. Tip tsai! -:t-^.:^fM.

Head-band Waist-band. it^^^t.s<«^'t?. B. Fan Tai chan cha". boots. Fork. ^ttn^ Wine-glass. Tai kangf Table-spoon. Knng. Dessert-knife. Fau tau Hue. Saucer. Carving-fork. Shui pooi. Bottle. tsau pooi. I:fuk. Tonq hok • ^g mi ka'. Ugau yau fo^. 3fo'" Waikwan. . Pi hue. 75 Wine-cup. ^e.^' Bonnet. Cha'. hop Band.. Leather boots. I>u j1 f L . Cha' tip.:|'S.' Gravy-spoon. Table-knife.¥-. Bandbox. cha''. Tsaupooi.# fl. To\ Fan to^. -^^ ^ Butter-knife. Fo li hi.<lress. k^. > . Tai chan kang! Sugar-spoon* Tong kang. Tumbler. 'Mn GLASS-WARE. DllESS.. Timg tau. Foo' tau tai. Cha' hoo. Uio\ Spoon. Soup-tureen. Po' tsun. Ewo'^ to^. Cruet-stand Coffee-strainer. Knife. To"" >K#J-. cha' hi. Hung Tsau pooi. Tai chan to^. Cheung tai'.$^^*. Api:on. sam\ Naeyanmo'.VOCABULARY OF USEFUL WORD:.f . i-^'Mi^. li Champagne-glass. Tea-cup Cha" pool.' J.itliiu^. ill Claret-glass. Tea-pot. CUTLERY. Cha' kang. \% ^^^ Table-fork. Sa'm pin pooi.^'t. . Carving-knife. Soup-ladle. Ka' fe' lau. • ^Tea-spoon. Fish-knife. t .

\ Gai. Collar. Fur jacket. j:. Clothes— Clothing. C^t.-'f'ti ifiti ^v . Quai shin'' Paper fan. ! Fa Ian' yanfoo. f^^l Cuff. Tsau hau.76 Satin boot*. i ino'^. Button-hole Canopv. Ivory fan. Shin. Shui hue. Water boots.'.:kflA?'!. Si kan'. Mo\ ^ Felt hat. Corset. kau. Fong ling.n. Fan box. til hat. W^th yK fit ^ ?IJ# . Ia/ shan. Coat. Cotton drawers. Pi cheung po^. Pi nap. Feather fan. Gloves. Fan case. An^H. . Mo^ tsai. Grass cloth handkerchief. Tuen hue. ^4^ Clasps.ter Girdle. Nau moon. Nga shin. ^f Straw . Breeches. Clogs. Taikau. £. Tai lau. #f Cap.tt^f.ti. Tai sain. Leaf fan. VOCABULARY OF USEFUL WORDS. Button. Mo^ shin^. Winter hat. Handkerchief.^ -^ -^ Ha^ po kan. Chin' rno'^. Drawers. Minpoofoo.^^ Hat. Moonkoiig. A-i-. Silk hankkerchief. Cravat. ^ t>*«: Dresses. Cheung f00. Ngautaufoo. Jacket. Gaiters. Shin^ cha. JIfm. Fur long gown. ^"^l. . Kuen mo". \ Keuk nxang'. Shin"" hop.^. Shau' kan. Buckles. Chi shin^. 3'at Nau. ifuk. Flannel drawers. Fob. Maat tai^ Pi fai\ Shau" lup. A Cloak. Saain". Tai-" Leather girdle. " i Muk li. 'PSummer Leung hat. i -fc# Fan. Braces. King tai Crown. sheung. PiW toi. Footai. . n.

Chong. Suspenders. L^I^. - f-] One suli of clothes. Purse. Vest. Bed-cover. Ribbons. Hon sam". Shop isz tsai. One pair of shoes Yat tool One pair of stockings. -t Shawl. Chau saf tai. Ho pan. Hai iai^. ^ H^ Mun cheung . #.^. Cotton trowsers. Taap pfiikf kan. or neckerchief. Saamf kam. Cheung min sa" Pool sum. Bedding. Chin mat". . Tau pa".^*1. Hai.. tihui po" hai Yat tooi mat". Po. too. FaV' tsai/ ifa Sandals.VOCABULARY OF USEFUL WORDS. ^1^17 . Stomacher. ^I## Shirt. or waistcoat. Socks. Kwun. Jmi. Wooden shoes. Robe. Pocket. Ka" sa". Chin li maf. Boo. Neck-cloth. Chau foo. Mo^ sol. ^^. ^tj Crape sash.. Pau'' sat. Sau fa" taap pohf kan. "Veils. Mat tau. Silk Irowsers. M-^ ^^^". Si mat". Shoe strings. i)%. ^^it pair of trowsers.-^>#. Shut fong. Pin sin". Turban. Pantaloons Foo. Ifue yan hai. Yat Yat tiufoo. Silk stockings. Tassel. Sleeping gown. ^ . Toi\ I't Cue strings. One Vfuk. Minfoo. Leggins. Muk Lady's shoes. Embroidered shawl. Knee pads. BEDROOM. . Shoes. Bed. Chong poo. 1. Keng" kan . Petticoat. Bed-curtain. Pi min. toi f}*. h: Nuen / Surplise. 77 Lappet. 'If Cord sandals Tso"^ hai. Woolen stockings. or tape.

Lin. Tuet hue pan. Gold chain. Card-box. Cane. Faf tsai" Pin kon. I Nga" soh. Gold bangles. f Tortoise shell Wooden comb. M So tau toi. Comb. Armlets. Hair-brush. Keuk ak" A Aromatic beads. Silver chain. Cum I % Ivory comb. - ^^§L% Cotton quilt. Cradle. Ghiu chue. Soo tsai". Boot-jack. Shuifan. Tip hop. CM^. Mun fat. Pillow. Chain. Pi' taan. Tooth-brush. pi min. Keng" chong. ^^ n i^. Ear-rings. Casket. Clothes-basket. Shaving-brush. Coverlet. Sau ak". or bangles. 2f^gan Heung chue. Watch Piu chain. VOCABULARY OF USEFUL WORDS. Dressing-case. Bracelets. Sau sik seung. Htung pau. Cosmetic. Muk soh. Ngan yi wan". Chin. Cheung chum" Chum" tau. •^ i^u comb. Anklets. Blanket. 2i'ga" tsat f Cum sau ak". Min DRESSING-ROOM. ^ II 4k^n . Yi loan". Mun Cheung^ me. Court beads. Curtain. jj Ngan tin. sau ak". Sheet. iau. Silver ear-rings. Yuk tsai.78 Mattress. lin. Pillow-case. Ngo chong. Fa'' Bolster. JSuk'sau ak". lin. i Dressing-table.4i^ji. $1. tooi. Musquito whip. Jade bangles. Chum" tau toi 'lifuk lop. Silver bangles. Toi mooi soh. Soh. So chung Iau.

Shaving-case. Farasol. %. Kau chin. Necklace.^^^^ Scissors. Silk thread. Kaam iaufoo. • Tweezer. Pin-box. Kai chi. Sau Jceng^. Che'. Heong kan. 8i sin. Hot to pi. Ngafooi hop. Razor-strop. Cum kai chi. tsai. Ngan chat. Bear. Looking-glass. Boar. Tooth powder box. Yeug cht^ Heong mat. Cotton thread. Tai tau chum. Gold ear-ring. Pin-cushion. Oum wan. Razor. Tooth-pick. Chefung. yi 79 Hair pin. Thread.M. Tai^ to. Yuen. Silver ring. Chue kung. lung. Rouge. Ma sin. Calf. Oil of roses. Chum ting. Nga" fooi. Ass. Talisman. Ngau koo. Ape. Pomatum. Needle. Nip kim. Van(^yke. Ngan kai chi. Breast-pin. Chum. glV ^ chue. Nga' tsim. Silver hair pin. QUADRUPEDS. Lp. Chum. Chum chin. Finger-ring. Keng'^ lin. Hau Wan kin. Wash-stand. Min"^ poon koT. Perfumery. Sponge. ^Wildboar. Umbrella. Chum seong. TaC" soo semig. Shui po. Heong yau. BjnU. Gold ring. Bib.VOCABULARY OF USEFUL WORDS.MJ^'^ Buck. Ghiu min^ ketig^. shui kin. Mirror. Pin. 4ni. Perfumed soap. Antelope. Hung. Ngav/ tsaif ^ • II . Pi#case. Tsau sau. itti4tfl. Chat. In chi. Min^ kan. $i^. Mooi quai yau. 1%. Towel. Sin. oum hau chum. Mau IvJe. Shui ngau. Buffalo. Thimble. Tooth powder.

Fur seal. . Fau. Lo^foo".^ t. Fawn. cha"t. Rat. Kau. Monkey. Tse'ung.^-'^^ li mi^ Horse. Kam tsin Ivk. Sung shue. Weasel. % n Kitten. Li<A. Chamois. Hoi kau. Min yt"ung. Squirrel. 80 Camel Lok <^*. Doe. Chue na". S(ii "Water rat. Ma . Chai long.\^m Rhinoceros. Leopard. Yau shue. Mule Loi. Porpoise. Tin shue. Pung ngau.f^\^. Musk deer. Cow. tSheep. Ma" .1 « i4it t.t^Mi^. Pig. Mare . Sea Hoi otter. Mi. Chi ma" tiu. ^^i\i^ Elephant. Lo shue. Tapir. Seal. *jiimt Stag. ^i--« Wolf. ngau. Shik shue. Miu tsai.' m^h.' Wong rujau. Zohra. Sing sing. Dog.. To'' Mole. Tiger. Cat. Shui cha"t. Spotted deer. Sow. Yau. hi lun. /I' Man vui". Miu Ling yeung. fKB Kid.u. Marmot. Shin ma" Tso yeung. pool shue. Chue tsai Ho" txien To\ 'jfM. Gelding.t it mM$^ iK ^^^ ft . Fak pau. Luk. Rabbit. Yeung L. SheT. Colt. Kue shue. «>lfi Otter. Unicorn. Deer. Ox. m Goat. Ma' tsai. Im ngau. Orangoutang. lau.h Mouse. 'j^ue It. VOCABULARY OF USEFUL WORDS. (^ fi . Sz tsai. Stallion. %^.«a' lie". .

^^f Address. ^^^ Add. Chuen po^. Abuse it"" Accept. Hoi shauf. m Annoy. Chuk Fong rifMn^> Wan"^ hang". Ai^ Allow. . Believe. ^4Batbe. 7^t Beg. Hang Uxii.-^ Arrest. Fami iu'. Hat Beg pardon. €hun >$. Ting- tLUX ^. Fohf im\ Fong huef.o VERBS Abandon Tiu hi". Pin ekmn. Bear. m Accommodate. Accomplish. €hui Aik^ I IS^:^ ^^ < . ^A ^A Blaze. Shikfong. . Mi7i kmRjg Advertise. XX f1 Yan po" Yung yam. Avoid. Accumulate. l^f^ Beat. Bend. %^ Bake. Acknowledge. Foh' hung. Chiu shaii". kang. TooQ. Sun. Tak tseoi.^ Astol4lsh^ Seung kau> Shifimg- ^nx Bail. it Blot ^ Blow: Bleed. Tse' iso. 710". K^J^ Beckon. i^n Acquit. -1^ King m Jd. Tsak taf.Answer. t% -Accompany. t> p Begin. Tslp skaiu ma". ^-t Attend. ^ tso. Ka Urn. Tsik chu€\ . P«}^ Announce. Timg hang. Taap ping\ ^M Assign. Beiiave. Tswn. €hiu paU ^^ Associate. Assent. ^^ Ask.

Chau ye' ^% Correct. Chui Ar. .hi\ Wan' chun. l^ooi ^^ Call. •^S"^ Consult. Chutvj kiouj. Ting'' Hu tsooi^. e^ Congratulate. iJt Chew. Tsue^ tsap. yiin loi.) ^^ Conclude. Kwa haxC. Val isU. Shaatu ^1 Break. Bribe. B% Cry. ^^ Collect. Kau hop. Horn sau. Loi.iak% Chat. Clap. KtjJt. Boil. Breathe. ^a Calculate. ^A Cohabit. smCan. Come. Ta" laan^. Kau taaii%. %^ Continue. ChuL Haib iain~ ICung pin^. ^% Catch. \ 4n^ it 4^ .82 Blush. Tso. Scungfoo.^ Commit (crime. Count. Correspond. Fooi" lo\ Bring. Confiscate. Funfoct". Chum cheuk. Taam. Ting^ inuoi Copy. VERBS. Hoi shau'. Condemn. ^^ Carrv. . suen\ Kiu. Tai huk. Paak shau". ^^ Convict. Boast. Charge. Commence. r^ik Clean.t# Convens'e. Chue. HoK. Ling. X Consent. dciu'j.'' tsooi. Tseuk. Faaii. f^^A Contain. Bolt. Chang li-oi^. Cheat. ^^f Command.

) ting-.) ^ Yan kan- Draw ^K-^E?^ (a bow. m Deposit. Maai' rna4ii\ 3^ Deceive. mcKf. Draw.Hohi h. Diet Dig. Sze i. Draw (near. . Hingfut Chu" wok. Kat hau''r KwuL ^^ Dine. Despise. if# Dislike. Tin'' Dare. #: Br:iw (-^^-ater. Hi pin'". Pat ying^.mg> Fat chomi Tul kue.) Draw Pa^. Ki chuV". Jiff rf r. Do. . Li hue'. i. I chi. Cha chui. « Deliver. (liails. Disobey. Demand. Sze". Digest Siu shik. Deal. #^ Demolish. Detect. Shik tsomi Chi keuk. Discharge. iaai" Discover. ^^ Dismiss.) Kup slad/ Tsap chau. r^^ Dishonor. Disguise. ^0 Die. Dream. #^ Deny. Wan hiag. P«i ts^ien.) Draw (in. Mun^ to. Koi tsmig. Laai. rm D^epend. F<iai «4>xnf/. Despair. Depart. ) In chu Foo kaiC".VERBSc 83 h'-A Care. .) l)yvivc (out. r laxii^. Koinf. Tsakfai. Mo incmy*'. Dance. Delay. Doubt.) Draw (lots. 8uk.

84 VERFS- Dress.. f .

85 Go Yap in. Lxik hue^.. Inform. ^^ Go on board. Go out. #^ Hire. A^ Intend. Knock. Ta' Up. Sum kaitl It Join. Hunt. Tek. Hof Hi wun. down. Ja //we* kwaL hue^. Guess. Guard. kai.^ Chai iowi^ Guide. cJo Go borae.Seep Kick. Kau. Hang ^A up. Kvxii" laa^'- Kill. Lau ha. Shunf poonK . Kidnap. . mcrease. Tiiaai. Mong^. Sfi/xng. JToo- 'If^^ Hope. Tsang oo Yau\ ^^ HearTeng. down stair». Chut hue^^ ^Jif stairs. Go up GrO Bheung'^ lau. TvuT. Include. y*im long. JudgCo 3ump. Invite. i^ rf Kneei. Imitate.. Hoi shuen. ooi EaiC fat Ka tsariif^ ^<k T. jM^f Investigate.' VERBS. Mai Crrow. i* yuJc. Joke. ^Xjt.n?:ult. ^^ Go ashore. Hate. Luk lau. ^1 Have. Fooo\ Yan" to^: Handle. Know. Shaat sz€f^ » Klsi^.

Laugh. Chung / -*-x % Mend. Peel. Offend. lik Pity K^'iK Play.! Plav curds. Make. teiuj". Piu yeung. Pay wagf-s. Lease.86 Labor. Nip. Listen. i/ofc. Tai chi. Need. Pass Kiiig kicoh". Melt. Pal n Like. Neglect. Oversleep. Object. ^'^^ Pack. m Pa). Overlook. KOGH 15 H". Ilohn^. Observe. TBRBS. S)iau shap. Navigate. Tuv. Nourish. *-£ Obey.. Mimj. T. C. Kun<j foo. Chue. I*]. Tsing''' ieiig: Live. Smi chi Uu- Fun/oo^. Yewu/. Chi kokNotify. Poo". Look. fi Vain. V Plucc Ukny- Hi 8h(Ct . Overhear. Tsun Kang tiiO\ Chung chong". Chi kok. Learn.taxes JS'iiap Pav debts. Yung^ #L Name. Kapy *^ '^ Notice. leumj Wan chaL Chi kximj ngtiiu Afok pi. Tuny^ Fun'' hoi. I'art. Toi Tnan. Maintains YeuHff. ^^ Order.

Ying shing. Fai\ Split. Propose. Quarre^. rronounce. Spend. Recollect. Sing. Wa\ Kwong oo. Ying tah Ki cheuk. Sfiai shuen. *#. Cheung^. Say^ Scream. c?au. Ji Reply. Lit hoi . Tsai^ huen. Sleep. Smuggle. Chan pa'. Read. TsaW' sze. rin tsui. Taap. Quake. yam.VERBS. Till 87 Promise. Pun po. Tuh 1 Recognize. Report. Sacrifice. Shui\ Smoke. m^ Raise. Skik in.

Kong pui^. i^ SheuTig ^ nil**' ii>' Teach. 2iim. Chung' hif. Talk. td^ Kung ica^. Fat ohun. Yau shui'. Fun to€". Yau hok. If ^^ 4klt <^ 3l ^ END 9 TITK . Tie. VERBS. Swindle Faat shaV. Testify. Think. Seung''. ^A Tell. Treat. mj^ Take. 88 Swear. Swell. Moh. .. Tremble. Thank. Taste. Tempt Yau^ waak. Poiig' Touch. ^&* Translate. Jbhan yik. Ching chue. Throw. Pau. Swim. Toh tse^. Travel. Kaau^fanr.

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OLIVER ELDRIDGE. Steamers between Steamers between San Francisco and Steamers between New York and Aspinwall. and 21st of each month. NEW YORK. Panama and San Francisco GOLDEN CITY. Ag't. S> L. CELESTIAL EMPIRE. New Yerk. HENRY CHAUNCEY. San Francisco. and 30tli Steamers leave New York the 1st. San Francisco. PHELPS. . GOLDEN AGE. PHINNEY. NIPHON. SACRAMENTO. CORWIN. KISING STAE. H. M. New York. iBaiidin^ OCEAN QtJEEN. Ag't. ARIZONA. (^'"*"^°^' AMERICA. of each month. Panama. Steamers from San Francisco for New York on the 10th. GREAT REPUBLIC. F. R. Ag't. Making the " trip to Westward Eastward " in 49 days. Froxn " Iffeiw^ York " to Ghina^ in 51 days. Ag't. Hong Kong. Passengers from China for New York leave San Francisco by the steamer of the 19th of each month. 19th. ALLAN McLANE. and Japan. Via Isthmus of Panama. BABY. COLORADO. D. President. MONTANA. CONSTITUTION. 11th. The steamer of the 11th of each month connects at Sam Francisco with the steamer for China on the 4th of the following month. J. Ase^l^* ^^^S ^ong.PACIFIC MAIL STEAMSHIP COMFANT. Yokoliama.

FRENCH. mmm mmi iii mmii Table Cutlery. Tea Trays. IMPORTERS. Plain and Decorated French China. COAL OIL AND COAL OIL LAMPS. PAEIAN FIGURES and VASES. JOBBERS. SWAIN & GO. i 1 Corner of Sansome and Fine Streets. BELGIAN AND BOHEMIAN Silver Plated and Britannia Ware. AND RETAILERS OP ANI> GLASSWARE. A. Looking Glasses.R. ' .

Doolittle's Social Life of the Chinese. etc. ROMAN & CO. 12mo.. H. Do. 2 vols. Williams's Middle Kingdom.. Fortune's Residence among the Chinese. by Mrs. royal 4to. 2 vols. )n and Theological Works. Juvenile and Toy Books. half turkey. Travels. Social Habits. 8vo. iVhich is unequaled on the Pacific Coast. Alcock's Three Years in Japan.. Atkinson's Oriental and Western Siberia.. invite particular attention to the following works : : Chma and Japan its China Scenery. ISmo. Davis's China and the Chinese. Yedo and Peking. Atkinson's Upper and Lower Amoor. by the Bishop of Victoria. 2 vols. Smith. 2 vols. Architecture. A Dictionary of the Chinese Language. Hue's Travels in the Chinese Empire. year in China. Lord Elgin's Mission to China and Japan. Svo. 2 vols. by W.— AND 417 & 419 DMontgomery Invite attention to their stock of Street. Medical and bcientific Books. Hue's Travels in Tartary. A A 6a . Smith's visit to China. 8vo. 18mo.. History. ALSO Religious A. China and the Chinese.. crown. Siebold's Japan and the Japanese... . half calf. 8vo. 2 vols. full turkey. half calf. Poetry. 8vo. 8vo. and unsurpassed in the United States embracing — Eiography. 12mo. Gift Books and Albums. L. Belles-Letters and Fiction. 12mo.. Fortnight in Japan. elegantly illus- rated. Dwight Williams. 12mo. 12mo.


and other countries. authorizing Bills on the Oriental Bank Corporation. MITI^XjiS >V. China. . O. AND OTHER ASIATIC PORTS. r>. Japan..000. / . available for the purchase of Merchandise in the East Indies. CAPITAL PAID UP. In New York In London LEES & WALLER. C RA^L^TOIV. Oasbler. Australia. ORIENTAL BANK CORPORATION. I^resident. Branches of the Oriental Bank at Hong Kong.000. EXCHANGE FOR SALE 11 ON I ALSO ON AND OTHER LEADING EUROPEAN ALSO ON THE CITIES. London. This Bank issues LETTERS OF CREDIT. Messrs.- $5. SAN FRANCISCO.THE BANK OF CALIFORNIA.

B. H. Agents. by J. economical in their management. $5. substantial. A." Losses Equitably Adjusted and Promptly Paid.000 59 55 00 00 " The times we live in and are passing through demand strong. and prompt in the payment of losses. of Hartford. HERTFORD. E. 1867. CONN^. and a thorough knowledge of and an intimate acquaintance with the business as well as assets— Companies that are uniform in their rates.. Income for 1866. ) ) Risks taken on fire in all classes of desirable risks against loss or damage by the City and County of San Francisco. Cash Assets 1st January. Actuary. Special Agents H. OF 224 OALIFOENIA STEEET.. and Adjusters. corner of Leidesdorff.581. Manager. D. at rates as low as solvency and a fair New England profit will admit of. MAGILIi. Such institutions are the Phcenix and ^Etna Insurance Companies.nd experienced underwriters of the conservative and high toned school Companies of brains as well as capital. HAWKS & CO. whose past bright record and present fair fame attest the legitimacy of their claims to preference and favor. D. Bird. Magill. . G.000 50.041 150. Deposit in Oregon. DoRNiN. Deposit in California.639. R. Kesident Agents in all prominent places in the United States and Canadas.— \ BRANCH OFPICE FOR THE PACIFIC STATES OF THE Insurance Companies.567 4.

22 South Fifth Street. 'W-A. New York. Ct. Boston. 87 and 89 Beekman Street. Philadelphia.^m?AW^1? atc^a ii-'"^ m .the: RUSSELL & ERWIN omuitttg MANUFACTUREHS AND IMPORTERS OF JFACTOBIES at Weiv Britain. 106 AND 108 BATTERY STREET. ^s ^Tf? mx ^.x=i-E]:e3:oxjs:e:]s. 188 Congress Street.

j I RETAIL TVAREHOUSE. Agents New for I 1 &c. YANKEE NOTIONS. FANCY GOODS. \ 9 31ontgomery Street^ Lick Souse. Furnishing G-oods^ CLOAKS AND SHAWLS. jVo. j WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN i DRT GOODS. HOSIEHY. i I WHOLESALE WAREHOUSE.MEAGHER. Goods received by every Steamer and Clipper MEAGHER. TAAFFE & CO. Co. . Battery Street^ near IPine. the Mount Vernon Duck Ship entering this port. TAAFFE & CO. SMALL WARES.

President and Manufacturing Agents j ALEXANDER WEILL.! BATTERY STREET. ' \ LAZARD FRERES. S. Treasurer. CAPITAL STOCK.000. Secretary. FLANNELS ANB FLANNEL CLOTHING. - - $500. and on . notice. ' SIMON. Military Companies supplied with Uniforms on short reasonable terms. 115 Agents. DONALD McLENNAN.MISSION WOOLEN MILS. Horse and Sluice Blanketings. California. L. . | MANUFACTURE AND MILITARY CLOTHS of all colors. INCORPORATED. Blankets. San Francisco. San Francisco.

AND Trustee— A. Incorporated. SALOMONS. SAN FRANCISCO PIONEER WOOLEN FACTORY.. . 316 Sacramento St. Capital. BONDY. P. President-F.. J^. MANAOER.The Gold Medal of the Mechanics' Institute of 1865> awarded to this Factory. Flannels.000. :bi_.. Cassimeres. MANUFACTURE Blankets. Secretary— A. ..ooi^. FLAKNEL OVERSHIRTS. $300. BLOCK.

either flat or round Iron Hoisting Cages Safety Cages and Safety Links. Chilean Mills. Friction or Spur . WATER WHEELS. all Windlasses and Ship Castings. . of all kinds . Retorts. kinds complete. . and Arastra Gearing. signed is . Hoisting Engines with Gear Spools of any diameter. Centre disaharge. Bob Mountings. dry crushing white iron . MORTARS. Rolls. . STEAM ENGINES AND BOILERS Stationary. &C. . ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL CICULAR. or Marine. &c. Castings and made DRAWINGS of every description of Machinery on hand. all FLOURING MILLS MILLS. carefully de- Plans made and high. with the latest improvements. and Tangential or hurdy-gurdy Water Wheels. J^" Dra^vings made to Order. of all sizes.) sent free on application. Jon- val turbine. Vacuum Pans. of five stamps and upwards. Breast or Overshot. Locomotive. and every de- scription of machinery used in the manufacture of sugar. SAW MILLS POWDER Machinery of and Wood Cutting Machinery for every requirement. PUMPING ENGINES AND GEARING. (just published. PANS. for gold or silver ores. Wood Peter- Pulleys and Stem Guide Boxes. wet or Stamp Heads of various weights Shoes and Dies of best . Hepburn & Separators of Hopkins' and Stewart's Amalgamators Concentrators. MINING MACHINERY or without link motion . low or in sections. Cams of the best form. &c. . other Cornish and Pumps . either SUGAR MILLS of various sizes . SHIPS' PUMPS. to order. Granulators. Pit-head Pulleys Wrought for hemp or wire rope. Portable. Attention called to this point. all sizes. QUARTZ MILLS. whether single or double .MINERS FOUNDRY AND MACHINE WORKS. Wheeler & Randall's. . Pulverizers. son's. Wheeler's. the Machinery built to correspond.

Coffee. Ash. Vermicelli. . ALSO SPANISH CEDAR. Yeast ' Powder. 6cC. Tobacco. Starch. Wine.» SAN FRANCISCO mm m AND BOX MANUMCTOKY. Cases for re-packing all kinds of Merchandise. and Spruce Butter Chests. HOBBS. ] j and Peach Boxes. Always on hand. Maccaroni. White wood. 6ILM0RE & GO. i Bread. Soap. Between Beale and Main. Butter. Spice. Plum. MARKET STRBET. IH AUOGANIT. Cheese. Lard. ^ ^•* All kinds of Boxes manufactured to Order. Apple. Candle.


Prof. (MERCHANTS' INSURANCE BUILDING. opens an account with the bank. etc. From this he advances to other capacities. and One Million in College Currency. Hit ia''Dfl. Rents a place of business. drafts. There is no vacation. making and negotiating notes.UNION BUSINESS COLLEGE. advertising to teach Penmanship. with a Capital in Cash and Merchandise. until he finally takes his position in the — Union Business College Bank. A regularly established institution. This course saves from four to six weeks' time in copying useless manuscripts. insures his goods with ihe insurance office of the College. The public are invited to call and examine the various departments.) 408 IS California Streeta *•• THIS INSTITUTE DESIGNED TO PREPARE BOYS AND MEN For Business Pursuits. depositing in and checking from the bank. that for practical and thorough instruction in . we challenge competition. recording the transactions and keeping the books in a regular and scientific manner. this branch. Is furnished The student. TELEGRAPHING. is well known to be a thorough and systematic teacher and no College at present on this coast. and students can enter upon any business day during the year. complete in having a circulation of all its appointments. bills of exchange. Principal. has ever taught the same by a regular plan. The large and increasing demand for good Telegraph Operators has induced us to organize a separate department for thorough instructions in this branch. and we unhesitatingly declare. SEREGNI. Sessions day and evening. address JAMES VINSONHALER. For circulars and further information. and enters upon the arena of business. and we are now enabled to present advantages in this line equal to any tliat can be offered on the continent. And It is to impart a thorough Commercial Education. Carrying out all the details of trade buying and selling goods. our instructor in Penmanship. conducted upon actual business principles. F. He Commences Speculation. PENMANSHIP.. upon entering the College. AND flLlilAJ^H Iffo. .











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I._Wliat thtfDisciples of Confucius say of him.— Chapter II.— Theology lY.— Ethics. aucl Relio-ioTi.— Chapter III.— Domestic Relations.— Chapter Chapter v.— Government.— Chapter VI.— Maxims.

THE FOUR BOOKS.— Book ¥msi\— Confucian

^n«7ec/s.— Chapter

EooK Second.— Trn" Hole, or the Great imrmnr/.-Chapter I.— Government of Family and State.— Chapter II.— State Offices and Emoluments.
Chapter III.— Self-Culture.

Book Third.— T/?e Doctrine of the Jl/ean.— Chapter I.— The Path of Duty.— Chapter II.— Picture of the Perfect Man.— Chapter III.— Rules Chapter for 'the Government of the Empire.— Chapter IV.— Religion.—

— Miscellaneous.

Chanter II.— Government. I. Morals.— Chapter Tll.—Ideal of the Perfect Man.— fetanhvsies and Chjr er IV —Domestic Relatious.—Chapter V.— Miscellaneous.

Book Fouuth.— J/encms.- Chapter

Confucian Tract.— Buddhist Tract.— Tlie Rationalists.— Tablet Literature.— Directory for the vfhoU Life.- Rules of Etiquette.— Harmony between Husband and Wife. Apothegms and Proverbs.— Chinese Moral Maxims.— The Harmonious


Knowledge under

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HanfJsonie Volume^ Larf/e 12nio.

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