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Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. The Russian Revolution - Image 88. 1907?. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 24, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/515/show/502.

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Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. (1907?). The Russian Revolution - Image 88. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/515/show/502

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Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910, The Russian Revolution - Image 88, 1907?, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed October 24, 2019, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/515/show/502.

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Title The Russian Revolution
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910
Publisher The Free Age Press, Christchurch, Hants
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London
Date 1907?
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Government, Resistance to
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 88 pages; 22 cm.
Original Item Location JC347.R9T6
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304547~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Title Image 88
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Transcript U V I LETTER TO A CHINESE GENTLEMAN. I I. Dear Sir,— I received your books and have read them with great interest, especially the "Papers from a Viceroy's Yamen." The life of the Chinese people has always interested me in the highest degree, and I have endeavoured to become acquainted with what was accessible in the life of the Chinese, especially with the Chinese wisdom, the books of Confucius, Mentze, Laotze, and commentaries upon them. I have also read about Chinese Buddhism and books by Europeans upon China. Latterly, moreover since those atrocities which have been perpetrated upon the Chinese by Europeans—amongst the others and to a great extent by Russians—the general disposition of the Chinese people has interested and does yet interest me. The Chinese people, whilst suffering so much from the immoral and coarsely egotistic avarice and cruelty of the European nations, has, until lately, answered all the violence committed against it with a magnanimous and wise tranquillity preferring to suffer rather than to fight against this violence. I am speaking of the Chinese people, but not about the Government. This tranquillity and patience of the great and powerful Chinese people elicited only an increasingly insolent aggression from Europeans, as is always the case with coarsely selfish people living merely an animal life as were the Europeans who had dealings with China. The trial which the Chinese have undergone and are now undergoing is a great and heavy one, but precisely now is it important that the Chinese people should not lose patience, or alter their attitude towards violence, so as not to deprive themselves of all the vast ^