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... CHAPTER FIFTH. OUK THIKD WALK. Ceiling's Porcelain
Shop.--Banks.--Silk Thread Shop.--Painting Upon Copper.--Crape
Shawl Store.--A Water Street.--Looking Glass Street.--Chinese
Restaurant.--Gold Beaters.--Sandal Wood Market.--Bronze
Foundry.--Calico Printers.--Silk Embroiderers.--Manufacturers of
Gold and Silver Thread.-- Jade Stone Street.--Wesleyan
Chapel.--Manufacturers of Horn Lanterns.--Drum Shop.--Ivory and
Sandal Wood Carvers.-- French Cathedral.--Chinese Working
Jewellers.--Saddlers.-- Chinese Furniture Shops.--Picture
Shops.--Furriers' Shops. --Musical Instruments.--Gate of
Virtue.--Shops in which Birds are sold.--Monumental
Arches.--Naam-Hoi's Prison.-- Five Genii Temple.--Confucian
Temple.--Temple in Honour of Virtuous Women.--Mohammedan
Mosque.--Prophetic Stone. --A Large Tauist Templo called
Uen-Miu-Koon.--KwongHow-Tsze Monastery.--Flowery Pagoda.--Buddhist
Nunnery. --Kwantai Miu.--Tauist Monastery called Sam-Uen-Koon.
--The Heights, --Koon-Yam-Shan.--Five Storied Pagoda.-- Dragon
King's Temple, &c, &c, &c. We commenced our Third Walk
by visiting M Ushing's Chinaware store. This establishment, which
is situated in the street called DEGREESr DEGREESi-H San-Tau'-Laan,
contains a very large collection of modern porcelain vases. Dinner,
dessert, breakfast, tea, and toilet services of various patterns
can, also, here, be obtained. It appeared to us, however, that the
prices, which Ushing requires for his porcelain, are higher than
those, which, for similar articles, are, by Pohing, demanded.
Ushing has, also, for sale, carved black wood tables, and chairs.
For such articles of furniture, he, also, charges high prices. On
leaving Ushing's shop, we passed through the street called zj*
ij>j- $f Chong-M6Kai, or "Hat Street, ' and entered that which
is termed l DEGREESjf DEGREESf...
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