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Nanjing Confucius Temple
China Travel Guide - Travel in Jiangsu

  Confucius Temple
Nanjing Confucius Temple
(nán jīng fū zǐ miào 南京夫子庙) is located in the Nanjing City (nán jīng shì 南京市), at the north bank of Qinhuai River (qín huái hé 秦淮河). It is built for consecrating and worshipping Confucius (kǒng fū zǐ 孔夫子), who is the great thinker and educator of ancient China.

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Chifeng
China Travel Guide - Travel in Inner Mongolia

  Chifeng
Chifeng
(chì fēng 赤峰), also known as Ulanhad, is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Inner Mongolia. It borders Xilin Gol (xī lín guō lè 锡林郭勒) to the north and west, Tongliao (tōng liáo 通辽) to the northeast, and Chaoyang (cháo yáng 朝阳) prefecture of Liaoning (liáo níng 辽宁) and Chengde (chéng dé 承德) prefecture of Hebei (hé běi 河北) to the south.

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惊弓之鸟 (jīng gōng zhī niǎo)
Learn Chinese - Chinese Idiom

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In the Warring States Period (zhàn guó 战国), there was a man in the State of Wei (wèi guó 魏国) called Geng Lei. One day he said to the king: 'I can shoot down birds by simply plucking my bowstring.' When the king expressed doubt, Geng Lei pointed his bow at a wild goose flying in the sky, twanged the bowstring, and the goose fell to the ground. Geng Lei said, 'This goose has been hurt in the past. Hearing the twang of the bowstring, it assumed that it was doomed. So it simply gave up trying to live.'This idiom means that if one has been frightened in the past ones will may become paralyzed in a similar situation.

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Porcelain
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

         Blue and White Porcelain
Porcelain (cí qì 瓷器) derives its present name from old Italian porcellana because of its resemblance to the translucent surface of the shell. Porcelain can informally be referred to as "china" in some English-speaking countries, as China was the birth place of porcelain making. Porcelain was developed on the basis of pottery. If calculated from the appearance of the primitive porcelain in the Shang Dynasty (shāng cháo 商朝), it has a history of about 3000 years. Properties associated with porcelain include low permeability and elasticity; considerable strength, hardness, glassiness, brittleness, whiteness, translucence, and resonance; and a high resistance to chemical attack and thermal shock.

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Hohai University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Hohai University, founded in 1915, is a world renowned university specializing in teaching and technical research in the fields of development, protection and utilization of water resources. It is a comprehensive university with emphasis laid on engineering and attention paid to the coordinated development of arts, science, economics and management; it is also one of the first universities to be empowered by the State Council to confer the degrees of Bachelor, Master and Doctor

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