San Tzu Ching

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San Tzu Ching (三字經)  (1900) 
by Wang Yinglin, translated by Herbert Allen Giles
The Three Character Classic, Trimetric Classic or San Zi Jing (San Tzu Ching in the Wade-Giles Romanisation system) is one of the Chinese classics. It was probably written in the 13th century and attributed to Wang Yinglin during the Song Dynasty. It is also attributed to Ou Shizi.— Excerpted from Three Character Classic on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

ELEMENTARY CHINESE


San Tzŭ Ching


TRANSLATED AND ANNOTATED


BY


HERBERT A. GILES, M.A., LL.D. (Aberd.)

Professor of Chinese in the University of Cambridge

and late H. B. M. Consul at Ningpo


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Shanghai

Messrs. Kelly & Walsh, Ld.

1900


Printed by E. J. BRILL, Leyden.


Chapters (not individually listed)


By the same Author:

A Chinese-English Dictionary, ryl 4to, pp. XLVI and 1415
Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio, 2 vols. cr. 8vo.
Gems of Chinese Literature
Historic China and other Sketches
Chuang Tzŭ, — Mystic, Moralist, and Social Reformer
Chinese Sketches
Chinese without a Teacher, 5thedition
Record of the Buddhistic Kingdoms
Glossary of Reference on the Far East, 3rd edition
Remains of Lau Tzŭ
Synoptical Studies in Chinese Character
Handbook of the Swatow Dialect
From Swatow to Canton Overland
Dictionary of Colloquial Idioms
A Chinese Biographical Dictionary, pp. XII, 1022
Catalogue of the Wade Library, Cambridge
Chinese Poetry in English Verse

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Printed by E. J. BRILL, Leyden.

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Original:
This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.
 
Translation:
This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1935, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.