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Page 8 - For, by the sacred radiance of the sun, The mysteries of Hecate and the night, By all the operation of the orbs, From whom we do exist and cease to be, Here I disclaim all my paternal care, Propinquity and property of blood, And as a stranger to my heart and me, Hold thee from this for ever.
Page 77 - The Tariff of Export and Import Duties, which is hereunto attached, under the seals and signatures of the respective Plenipotentiary and Commissioners, shall henceforward be in force at the five ports of Canton, Foo-chow-foo, Amoy, Ningpo, and Shanghai.
Page 77 - Amoy, Ningpo, and Shanghai, shall be thrown open, English merchants shall be allowed to trade only at those five ports. Neither shall they repair to any other ports or places, nor will the Chinese people at any other ports or places be permitted to trade with them. If English merchant vessels shall, in contravention of this agreement, and of a proclamation to the same purport to be issued by the British Plenipotentiary, repair to any other ports or places, the Chinese Government officers shall be...
Page 8 - Upon this question being proposed to the whole assembly, they stared one upon another, as not knowing what to answer. He then interrogated each of them separately.
Page 79 - It is agreed that English merchants and others residing at, or resorting to, the five ports to be opened, shall not go into the surrounding country beyond certain short distances to be named by the local authorities, in concert with the British Consul, and on no pretence for purposes of traffic.
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Page 79 - VI. provides that English merchants and others residing at, or resorting to, the five ports, shall not go into the surrounding country beyond certain distances (to be fixed by the local authorities and consuls), and " on no pretence for purposes of traffic ;" and that if any person, whatever his rank, station, or calling, disobey this article and " wander away into the country...
Page 77 - ... whatever their value or nature, shall be subject to confiscation by the Chinese authorities, and the ship may be prohibited from trading further and sent away, as soon as her accounts shall have been adjusted and paid. ARTICLE XLIX. All penalties enforced, or confiscations made under this Treaty, shall belong and be appropriated to the public service of the Government of China.