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" The fox is a beast whose nature is highly tinged with supernatural qualities. He has the power of transformation at his command, and frequently assumes the human shape. At the age of 50 the fox can take the form of a woman, and at 100 can assume the appearance... "
The Chinese reader's manual: A handbook of biographical, historical ... - Page 61
by William Frederick Mayers - 1874 - 440 pages
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The Folk-lore of China: And Its Affinities with that of the Aryan and ...

Nicholas Belfield Dennys - China - 1870 - 156 pages
...nursery story of " Beauty and the Beast") into human shape after making acquaintance with its host. "At the age of 50 the fox can take the form of a woman, and at that of 100 can assume the appearance of a young and beautiful girl. When 1000 years old he is admitted...
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Progress, Volume 3

1897
...temple! — Rev. J. Macintyre in "Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society," China Branch, Vol. 21. The fox n and f fifty he can assume the form of a woman, at one hundred that of a young and beautiful girl. . . When...
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Outlines of Chinese Symbolism and Art Motives: An Alphabetical Compendium of ...

Charles Alfred Speed Williams - Social Science - 1941 - 472 pages
...the country, and are, therefore, regarded as the transmigrated souls of deceased mortals. "The fox is a beast whose nature is highly tinged with supernatural...take the form of a woman, and at 100 can assume the appearancc; of a young and beautiful girl, or otherwise, if so minded, of a wizard, possessing all...
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