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She

 

a nationality of China. The She, who inhabit the provinces of Fukien, Chekiang, and Kwangtung, belong to the aboriginal population of South China. According to a 1975 estimate, they number 300,000. Related linguistically to the Yao, they have no writing system. The She have been sinicized to a great extent and often speak Chinese even among themselves. They have retained animist beliefs. The She engage chiefly in the cultivation of rice on paddies; handicrafts are highly developed among them.

REFERENCE

Narody Vostochnoi Azii. Moscow-Leningrad, 1965.

She

(Ayesha) beautiful African sorceress who has lived for 2000 years. [Br. Lit.: H. Rider Haggard She in Magill I, 886]
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Mildred asked if there were going to be women there, but Philip told her there were not; only men had been invited; and they were just going to sit and talk and smoke: Mildred did not think it sounded very amusing; if she were a painter she would have half a dozen models about.
She went on a little farther, till she came to a free full of apples.
Nothing, I need nothing," she said to Annushka, who was rearranging the bottles and brushes on the dressing table.
She could elbow her way if need be; she had learned to clutch a piece of goods and hold it and stick to it with persistence and determination till her turn came to be served, no matter when it came.
It is scarcely six o'clock, and we have all promised to sleep for another hour, but in ten minutes she is sure that eight has struck
I don't believe you," said Mary; and she turned her back and stuck her fingers in her ears, because she would not listen any more.
Then they gave her food and drink, and led her to a beautifully made bed of silk and samite, on which she lay down and slept soundly.
But she had to do it, and one by one they left her hands.
said Katharine, with hesitation, perceiving that she was not welcome.
But Karen herself was cleanly and nicely dressed; she must learn to read and sew; and people said she was a nice little thing, but the looking-glass said: "Thou art more than nice, thou art beautiful
Wickham's charge, exceedingly shocked her; the more so, as she could bring no proof of its injustice.
She sat sobbing till the candle went out, and then, wearied, aching, stupefied with crying, threw herself on the bed without undressing and went to sleep.