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Li Ssu

 

Date of birth unknown; died 208 B.C. Statesman of ancient China. First adviser to the Ch’in emperor Shih Huang-ti (221–210 B.C.).

Li Ssu carried out reforms to strengthen imperial authority. He helped standardize the system of pictorial writing. Li Ssu was an opponent of Confucianism (in 213 B.C., on his initiative, Confucianist literature was burned and 460 scholars were buried alive). He was a supporter of the legalist school. During the reign of Erh Shih-huang (209–207 B.C.), as a result of court intrigues, he was slandered by rivals and publicly executed.

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L' opera in versi di Amella Rosselli e consegnata a forme veementi dai ritmi inusitati: che li si sla fatta attiva la prosa di Contadini del Sud depone a favore della qualita formale di quella prosa, del suo tratto nuovo, glacche nessuno arrivera a credere che q uella pro sa sla servita alla militanza politica della Rosselli: per lei Contadini del Sud e stato attivo nella memorla in quanto forma: per questo, di rimando, Contadini del Sud non puo avere una mera considerazione in quanto documento, ma da libro--inchiesta diventa, almeno per un uso che ne e stato fatto, un libro poetico in senso tecnico, ovvero in senso formale.
Tratto quindi, non delle manifestazioni del vero ontologico, che nella visione di Manzoni e leggibile nella Storia, perche li si invera il progetto della Provvidenza, ma dell'esperienza di quello dialogico, per come circola attraverso lo scambio linguistico fra i parlanti.
Kwong Wai Siew Li Si She Shut Clan Association, Kong Chow Wui Koon and Gan Clan Singapore have organised a series of events and performances to add to the festive buzz in Chinatown.
xiaozhuan), the even more modified (and perhaps somehow perverted) writing system codified by Li Si. Because Xu Shen is most concerned with unearthing the oldest meaning, "therefore he uses the graphic structure of the guwen to explicate the xiaozhuan." (45) Wang Yun's comment.
When the first Chinese emperor, Qin Shi Huang, died while traveling from mercury poisoning (ironically because he believed ingesting it would grant him immortality) in 210 B.C., his chief minister Li Si kept it a secret for two months as the imperial entourage returned to the capital, Xianyang, by covering his body with rotting fish to the mask the odor of its decomposition, or so the legend goes.
Legenda byloja, kad, kovodamas su rasmenu iskraipymu, didysis imperatorius Qin Shihuangas nurode savo ministrui, vardu Li Si, ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.], 280-208 m.
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