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恶贯满盈è guàn mǎn yíng Evil is all around 恶人先告状è rén xiān gàozhuàng The perpetrator diverts attention by being the first to complain 人恶人怕天不怕,人善人欺天不欺rén è rén pà tiān bù pà, rén shàn rén qī tiān bù qī Even though evil works may go unpunished on earth, good works do not go unnoticed in heaven. Reward for good may not be immediately received.
Prior to the adoption of the Western calendar on the foundation of the Republic in 1912, China used a lunar based calendar. The year was divided into 12 or 13 months determined by the phase of the moon. The day within the month was named after the constellation that the moon was in (or near) on that particular date. This allowed Chinese people to work out the precise date on a clear night without the need for clocks and calendars. Read More
Cáng lóng wò hǔ [cang long wo hu]
hide dragon lie tiger
Hidden dragon, crouching tiger
There are people lurking with great power and strength
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