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Discoveries in Chinese or the Symbolism of the Primitive Characters of the Chinese System of Writing 1 edition

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""IT is a just and true remark of the Rev. Mr. Gutzlaff," observes the learned Mr. Duponceau, "that nothing has so puzzled the learned world, in Europe, as the Chinese language;" and, notwithstanding the success which attended the endeavors of Mr. Duponceau to dispel the fanciful and extravagant notions which then prevailed respecting it, the results of more sober investigations have left this remarkable structure, still, as great a puzzle as ever."

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Discoveries in Chinese or the Symbolism of the Primitive Characters of the Chinese System of Writing
As a contribution to Philology and a Practical Aid in the Acquisition of the Chinese Language

Published April 17, 2001 by Adamant Media Corporation .
Written in English.

First Sentence

"IT is a just and true remark of the Rev. Mr. Gutzlaff," observes the learned Mr. Duponceau, "that nothing has so puzzled the learned world, in Europe, as the Chinese language;" and, notwithstanding the success which attended the endeavors of Mr. Duponceau to dispel the fanciful and extravagant notions which then prevailed respecting it, the results of more sober investigations have left this remarkable structure, still, as great a puzzle as ever.

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
140
Dimensions
8.2 x 5.2 x 0.4 inches
Weight
7.7 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL11635382M
ISBN 10
1402175124
ISBN 13
9781402175121
OCLC/WorldCat
320484399
Goodreads
2693730

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