Peter Parley's common school history Illustrated by engravings . you will not like the Persian char-acter; yet it is not altogether bad. The people are very fond of read-ing, and telling instructive stories; many of these were written agessince, and are exceedingly beautiful. The people also have a tastefor poetry, and they appear to be fond of the beauties of nature, andto have a love of virtue. 6; When did Kouli Khan come to the throne? What other name had he? What ofhim ? 7. What of Persia since the death of Kouli Khan ? What is said of the presentruler? 8. Where does he reside? Describe th

Peter Parley's common school history Illustrated by engravings . you will not like the Persian char-acter; yet it is not altogether bad. The people are very fond of read-ing, and telling instructive stories; many of these were written agessince, and are exceedingly beautiful. The people also have a tastefor poetry, and they appear to be fond of the beauties of nature, andto have a love of virtue. 6; When did Kouli Khan come to the throne? What other name had he? What ofhim ? 7. What of Persia since the death of Kouli Khan ? What is said of the presentruler? 8. Where does he reside? Describe th Stock Photo
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Peter Parley's common school history Illustrated by engravings . you will not like the Persian char-acter; yet it is not altogether bad. The people are very fond of read-ing, and telling instructive stories; many of these were written agessince, and are exceedingly beautiful. The people also have a tastefor poetry, and they appear to be fond of the beauties of nature, andto have a love of virtue. 6; When did Kouli Khan come to the throne? What other name had he? What ofhim ? 7. What of Persia since the death of Kouli Khan ? What is said of the presentruler? 8. Where does he reside? Describe the palace of the emperor. 9. What of thestory of Persia? What was the worship of the ancient Persians? What is now the re-ligion of the people? 10. What has always been common among them? II. What ofthe climate of Persia? The soil? People? Plow does the extent of the country can-pare with what it was in the time of Xerxes What of Persepolis? Teheran ? Ispahan ?12. What of the Persian character? PERSIA. 51 CHAPTER XXIX.—ASIA CONTINUED. Early History of China.. 1. The territory of the Chinese empire is nearly the same at thepresent day that it has been from the earliest records. It is boundedon he north by Asiatic Russia, on the east by the Pacific Ocean, andon the south by the Chinese Sea and Farther India. On the west, there are mountains and sandy deserts, which divide it from Thibetand Tartary. 2. This empire is very ancient, and has continued longer than anyother that has ever existed. Its history goes back four thousandyears from the present time. The name of its founder was Fohi, whom some writers suppose to have been the same as Noah. 3. There have been twenty-two dynasties, or separate familes ofemperors, who have successively ruled over China. If their historywere to be particularly related, it would fill at least twenty-two greatbooks. Yet few of the emperors did any thing that was worthy ofremembrance. 4. Before the time of Fohi, the Chinese believe that men liveoprett

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