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  Chinese wine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chinese wines from southern China are mostly made of rice; those from northern China are mostly made of wheat and sorghum and are called Baijiu, which means white liquor.
This wine is made of sorghum and wheat by fermenting in a unique process for a long period in the cellar.
This wine evolved from the Shaoxing tradition of burying the wine underground when a daughter was born.
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 Eight Immortals - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The Eight Immortals (八仙 in pinyin: bā xiān; in Wade-Giles: pa hsien) are Chinese deities who are represented as a group and rarely individually.
The most significant of the writings is The Eight Immortals Depart and Travel to the East (《八仙出處東游記》 bā xiān chī chù dōng yoú zì) by Wu Yuantai (吳元泰 wú yuán taì) in Ming Dynasty.
It is about the Immortals on their way to attend the Conference of the Magical Peach (蟠桃會 pán taó huì) and encountered an ocean.
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 Station Information - Eight Immortals
The Eight Immortals (八仙 in pinyin: ba1 xian1; in Wade-Giles: pa hsien) are Chinese deities who are represented as a group and rarely individually.
The most significant of the writings is The Eight Immortals Depart and Travel to the East (《八仙出處東游記》 ba1 xian1 chu1 chu4 dong1 you2 zi4) by Wu Yuantai (吳元泰 wu2 yuan2 tai4) in Ming Dynasty.
It is about the Immortals on their way to attend the Conference of the Magical Peach (蟠桃會 pan2 tao2 hui4) and encountered an ocean.
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 eight
In binary code eight is 1000; in ternary code eight is 22; in quaternary numeral system code eight is 20; in quinary eight is 13; in senary eight is 12; in septenary eight is 11; in octal eight is 10; in novenary code and all codes above (such as decimal and hexadecimal) eight is 8.
Eight (八 pinyin ba1) is considered a lucky number in Chinese culture because it sounds like the word "prosper" (發 pinyin fa1).
Eight ball billiards is played with 15 balls; the fl ball numbered 8 is the most important one.
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 Read about Chinese wine at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Chinese wine and learn about Chinese wine here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chinese wines from southern China are mostly made of rice, those from northern China are mostly made of wheat and
This wine is made famous to the western world when the Chinese government served this in state banquets entertaining the US presidents.
The wine (女兒紅 pinyin nǚ'ér hóng) would be dug up for the wedding banquet when the daughter got married.
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 Eight Immortals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eight Immortals crossing the sea, from Myths and Legends of China, 1922 by E. Werner.
The Eight Immortals (八仙 in pinyin: bā xiān; in Wade-Giles: pa hsien) are Chinese deities who are represented as a group and rarely individually.
First described in the Yuan Dynasty, they were probably named after the Eight Immortal Scholars of the Han.
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 Encyclopedia: Eight Immortals
Immortality is the concept of existing for a potentially infinite or indeterminate length of time.
One of the Eight Immortals, Philosopher Han Xiang (韓湘子 in pinyin: han2 xiang1 zi0) or Han Xiang Zi, in Wade-Giles as Han Hsiang Tzu, was born Han Xiang in Tang, and his courtesy name is Qingfu (清夫 qing1 fu1).
The Eight Immortals were a group of elderly members of the Communist Party of China who held substantial power during the 1980s and 1990s.
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 Eight Immortals Indulged in Wine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is about one of the less famous set of Eight Immortals.
For the most popular set of "Eight Immortals", see Eight Immortals, which also contains a list of other sets of Eight Immortals.
The Eight Immortals Indulged in Wine (酒中八仙 in pinyin: jiǔzhōng bāxīan) are Tang Dynasty scholars who liked to drink.
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 Chinese wine - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chinese wines from southern China are mostly made of rice, those from northern China are mostly made of wheat and sorghum.
Fen jiu (汾酒) - this wine was dated back to Northern and Southern Dynasties (550 A.D.).
Zhuye qingjiu (竹葉青酒) - this wine is Fen jiu brewed with a dozen or more of selected Chinese herbal medicine.
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 Knowledge King - Chinese wine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Zhu Ye Qing jiu (竹葉青酒) - this wine is Fen jiu brewed with a dozen or more of selected Chinese herbal medicine.
Mei Gui Lu jiu (玫瑰露酒 rose essence wine) - a variety of gao liang jiu with distill from a special species of rose and crystal sugar.
San Hua (三花酒 three flowers) jiu - a rice wine made in Guilin with allegedly over a thousand year history.
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 Eight Immortals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Stemming from this, the Chinese proverb "The Eight Immortals cross the sea, each reveals its divine power" (八仙過海,各顯神通 ~, ge4 xian3 shen2 tong1) signifies the the wonders a group of people can achieve, if they cooperate and try their best.
Located in central Taiwan, Pa-hsien Mountain (八仙山 ba1 xian1 shan1), or Eight Immortals Mountain, is a branch of Jade Mountain[?].
The pronunciation of eight thousand and eight immortals are similar in Chinese, hence the name.
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 Eight Deadly Words - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Eight Deadly Words   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eight Deadly Words - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Eight Deadly Words.
The Eight Deadly Words are "I don't care what happens to these people." The phrase is commonly used in science fiction fandom as a criticism of stories that fail to engage the reader through a lack of interesting or compelling characters.
In particularly egregious cases, the Eight Deadly Words might also be accompanied by mention of "throwing the book against the wall" - a metaphorical expression of extreme disapproval.
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 Chinese wine - Famous Chinese Liquors - Chinese Restaurant and Chinese Food
Cantonese rice wine breweries prospered since the North Sung dynasty when the Foshan (佛山) area was exempted from alcohol tax.
The wine (女兒紅 pinyin nǚ'andeacute;r handoacute;ng) would be dug up for the wedding banquet when the daughter got married.
Huadiao jiu, nǚ'andeacute;r handoacute;ng, or Shaoxing jiu are basically made of the same wine except they are named differently depending on the age, the container and how they are used.
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 The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire chapter 41
The weary Romans indulged themselves in the refreshment of shady groves, cool fountains, and delicious fruits; and the preference which Procopius allows to these gardens over any that he had seen, either in the East or West, may be ascribed either to the taste, or the fatigue, or the historian.
The king of Italy was abandoned to wine, to women, and to rustic sports; and the indiscreet contempt of the ungrateful youth betrayed the mischievous designs of his favourites and her enemies.
Eight thousand rebels trembled at his approach; they were routed at the first onset by the dexterity of their master, and this ignoble victory would have restored the peace of Africa, if the conqueror had not been hastily recalled to Sicily to appease a sedition which was kindled during his absence in his own camp.
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 Eight Immortals - Famous Chinese Folktales & Famous Chinese Proverbs - Chinese Culture
Eight Immortals - Famous Chinese Folktales & Famous Chinese Proverbs - Chinese Culture
Image:Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea - Project Gutenberg eText 15250.jpgthumbnailright250pxThe Eight Immortals crossing the sea, from Myths and Legends of China, 1922 by E. Werner.
The Eight immortalityImmortals (八仙 in pinyin: bā xiān; in Wade-Giles: pa hsien) are ChinaChinese deities who are represented as a group and rarely individually.
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 Eight Immortals from Sichuan - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Eight Immortals from Sichuan - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Eight Immortals from Sichuan (蜀中八仙 in pinyin: shǔ zhōng bā xiān) describe eight Sichuanese who became immortals at various times.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Eight Immortals from Sichuan contains research on
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 Lucius Annaeus Seneca: On the Shortness of Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Households there are of noblest intellects; choose the one into which you wish to be adopted; you will inherit not merely their name, but even their property, which there will be no need to guard in a mean or niggardly spirit; the more persons you share it with, the greater it will become.
Yet the time which they enjoy is short and swift, and it is made much shorter by their own fault; for they flee from one pleasure to another and cannot remain fixed in one desire.
It is this also that accounts for the madness of poets in fostering human frailties by the tales in which they represent that Jupiter under the enticement of the pleasures of a lover doubled the length of the night.
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 Immortals Crowned by the French Academy: A Romance of Youth, v2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Twice a day, when they left the college, they walked together through the Luxembourg Gardens, confiding to each other their dreams and hopes, lingering in the walks, where Maurice already gazed at the grisettes in an impudent fashion, talking with the charming abandon of their age, the sincere age when one thinks aloud.
He was patiently waiting for his school-days to end, to live independently in the Latin Quarter, to study law, without being hurried, since his mother wished him to do so, and he did not wish to displease her.
In eight days the young man would be nominated an auxiliary employe at fifteen hundred francs a year.
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 Why I Am Agnostic
He took for his text the parable of "the rich man and Lazarus." He described Dives, the rich man -- his manner of life, the excesses in which he indulged, his extravagance, his riotous nights, his purple and fine linen, his feasts, his wines, and his beautiful women.
It was a symbol of life, of immortality -- of the god Agni, and it was chiseled upon tombs many ages before a line of our Bible was written.
At the harvest festival they made cakes of wheat and said: "This is the flesh of the goddess." They drank wine and cried: "This is the blood of our god." The Egyptians had a Trinity.
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 eight immortals indulged in wine - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Empire of Augustus and Tiberius by Sanderson Beck   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When Julia indulged in various vices, the puritanical Augustus had her banished to an island, even though he himself had numerous concubines to prove his heterosexuality and counter the rumors he had begun his career giving sexual favors to Julius Caesar.
While Tiberius was in the Senate neither refusing nor explicitly accepting imperial power, soldiers in Pannonia took advantage of the uncertainty to demand their term of service be limited to sixteen years and their pay be raised from two and a half sesterces per day to four.
The majority followed the Pharisees, who believed the soul is immortal and that the human will can act virtuously or viciously; the latter are imprisoned after death but the former live again.
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 January 2005 Holidays - School of the Seasons
The pig is marked with a notch in the ear or a bell around the neck as the pig of St Anthony.
Although this animal is much indulged throughout the year, its fate ends in January when the person who wins it in a lottery gets to take it home and turn it into meat.
On New Year's Eve, people dress up and visit relatives and friends "bidding fareweel to the old year." Newly married men are expected to go the house of their wife's parents; not doing so will bring bad luck.
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 User: Menchi - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Immortal Woman He (He Xiangu), Royal Uncle Cao (Cao Guojiu), Iron-crutch Li (Li Tieguai), Lan Caihe, Lu Dongbin, Philosopher Han Xiang (Han Xiang Zi), and Zhongli Quan
Zhaojun Tomb, Han commoner who became a Hun chief-consort
Namesakes: Eight Immortals of Communist China, Eight Immortals of Huainan, Eight Immortals from Sichuan, Eight Immortals Indulged in Wine
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 Why I Am an Agnostic (Robert G. Ingersoll)
They knew all about the Flood -- knew that God, with the exception of eight, drowned all his children -- the old and young -- the bowed patriarch and the dimpled babe -- the young man and the merry maiden -- the loving mother and the laughing child -- because his mercy endureth forever.
They knew too, that he drowned the beasts and birds -- everything that walked or crawled or flew -- because his loving kindness is over all his works.
We had Milton with his celestial militia -- with his great and blundering God, his proud and cunning Devil -- his wars between immortals, and all the sublime absurdities that religion wrought within the blind man's brain.
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 Athenaeus: Deipnosophists, Book XIII, Page I of III
In fact, it would seem that beauty is a special attribute of kingship.
Goddesses quarrelled with one another on the question of their beauty, and because of his beauty the gods "caught up and carried off" Ganymede to be Zeus's cupbearer, "for the sake of his beauty, that he might dwell among the immortals." As for the goddesses, whom do they carry off?
Certainly they live together with them: Dawn with Cephalus, Cleitus, and Tithonus, Demeter with Iasion, Aphrodite with Anchises and Adonis.
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