was nearly at an end ; but discovering a large measare foil of winegu on board, tbey ponred this into the wine-jar and continaed their carouse. The Emperor Jen Tsnng, who had a high opinion of Siih's talents, sent 'him a hint to reform. Upon tiiia he became a teetotaller, but died shortly afterwards from illness brought on by deprivation of all stimulant. See Fan Ch^nn-jen. 1736 Shou Yang ^ ^ • 5th cent. A.D. A daughter of the first Emperor of the Sung dynasty. She was one day sleeping in a garden , when some plum-blooms fell around her forehead and made her so dazzlingly beautiful as to suggest the idea of a famoos headdress which passes under her name.
1736 Shu Hai ^ ^. An official employed by the Great YQ, RC. 2205, to measure the earth from north to south. See T^ai Chang.
1737 Shu-ho-te ^ gp IH (T. "ffl #• H- ^ 4^)- A.D. 1710-1777. A Manchu, who rose in 1748 to be President of the Board of Revenue. He was then dispatched against Ghin-cVuan, which sub- mitted in the following year. After this he proceeded up the ^ ^ Chin-sha river, and made investigations into the copper-tribute of Yilnnan. In 1752 he was sent to restore order in Ili, and served through the rebellion 'of Amursana and of the Ehalkas in 1756. In 1757 he took Aksu, and in 1758 relieved Yarkand, receiving a title on the suppression of the rebellion in 1759. In 1761 he returned to Peking as President of the Board of Punishments, and in the next year he was left in charge of the government while the Emperor went on tour. In 1768 he went as Commissioner to Yilnnan, the Burmese having broken out into open warfare; but he failed, and was degraded in consequence and sent to ITsh, where he received the Turguts in 1771 when they fled from Russian rule, as described by De Quincey in bis Flight of the Kalmuck Tartan. Returning to Peking he filled various high posts, and died loadedwith honours. Canonised as ^