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PART I - CHAPTER VII

mountains, and no one could call them round! As for our country, it must be in the middle. Else why did the wise ancients, who knew everything, call it the Middle Kingdom?"
But I was eager to proceed.
" More than that," I continued, "the earth is so large that it takes the whole length of a moon to reach the other side, and when it is dark here the sun is over there giving light."
" Now I know you are wrong, my mistress," she cried triumphantly. "If it takes a moon of days to get to those other countries, how can the sun do it in an hour when he spends a whole day in travelling the short space here between Purple Mountain and the Western Hills?"
And she fell to shaking the basket of rice in the water again.
But really I could not blame her for her ignorance; for of all the curious things my husband told me the most curious is this, that the Western peoples have the same three great lights of heaven that we have-the sun, the moon, and the stars. I had always thought that P'an-ku, the creator god, had made them for the Chinese. But my husband is wise. He knows all things, and he speaks only what is true.

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