Reflected Glory in a Bottle

NOTES In the following notes most of those dealing with the details of the inscriptions were provided by the translators. Acknowledgments 1. Immanuel C. Y. Hsü, - The Rise of Modern China," Second Edition (Oxford University Press, 1975) pg. xx. Introduction 1. Previously identified as Yuan Shih-k'ai. Chapter One 1, Kenneth E. Folsom, "Friends, Guests, and Colleagues" (University of California Press; Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1968) pg. 109. 2. The Illustrated London News, Supplement, Vol. Cli, August 15,1896, pg. 4. 3. The New York Times, August 30,1896, advertisement. 4. S. Teng 6 J. K. Fairbank, "China's Response to the West" (Oxford University Press, 1954) pg. 164 5. Thomas E. LaFrague, "China's First Hundred" (State College of Washing- ton, Pullman, 1942) pg. 53_ 6. Ch'i Lin Hall was the place where portraits of courtiers with great merits were drawn in the Han dynasty. 7. Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925), one of the founders of the Republic of China. 8. Ho Chih-chang—rang dynasty statesman and poet. This reference proba- bly alludes to an occasion when he was very drunk and mounted a horse; he fell into a dry well and was found snoring at the bottom. 9. Chün-tu Hsüeh, "Huang Hying and the Chinese Revolution" (Stanford University Press, Stanford, Calif. reprint edition 1968) pg. 186. Chapter Two 1. Timothy Richard, "Forty-Five Years in China" (T. Fisher (Unwin Ltd., London, 1916) pp. 256-57. 2. Edward Thomas Williams, "China Yesterday and Today" (Thomas Y. Crowell Ca, New York, Eighth Edition, 1935) pg, 561, 3. Chun-tu Hsüeh, "Huang Hying and the Chinese Revolution" (Stanford University Press, Stanford, Calif., reprint edition 1968) pg. 117. 4- "Pictorial Story of China-Revolution in I911" (Hsin Hai Ko Min Hua Shih, Hong Kong, n.d.) pg. 139. 5_ The seventh day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar. 6. Ling-kung probably means Kuo Tzu-i (697-781), a famous general in the Sung dynasty, who lived to an old age. 104