The Ch'i-lin Purse

A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories

This collection of engaging stories was inspired by Chinese folklore and legend.

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  • 35 Words:
    List 1
    "The Ch’i-lin Purse"
    "Dog Steals and Rooster Crows"
    "The Two Miss Peonys"
  • 30 Words:
    List 2
    "The Ho-shih Jade"
    "The Prime Minister And 
the General"
  • 30 Words:
    List 3
    "The Clever Magistrate"
    "Mr. Yeh’s New Year"
    "The Miracle Doctor"
    "The Royal Bridegroom"

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