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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

She

(Ayesha) beautiful African sorceress who has lived for 2000 years. [Br. Lit.: H. Rider Haggard She in Magill I, 886]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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There were many of them, and mixed with their scent was another-that of a she Tarmangani.
Left alone and away from the eyes of her captors for the first time since the previous night, the girl immediately took advantage of the opportunity to assure herself that the papers she had taken from the body of Hauptmann Fritz Schneider were still safely sewn inside one of her undergarments.
As the brute left her the girl's frame was racked by a convulsive shudder as she sank to the floor of the hut and covered her face with her hands.
To Geeka she spoke in Arabic, knowing that Geeka, being but a doll, could not understand the language of Korak and Akut, and that the language of Korak and Akut being that of male apes contained nothing of interest to an Arab doll.
Geeka was a perfect little savage; but at heart she was unchanged, being the same omnivorous listener as of yore.
Meriem decided that she would feign slumber and play a joke on Korak.
She insisted, and I insisted; but at last we compromised.
So-ta said that she would enter alone; I must not be seen if I did not intend to remain, as it was forbidden that one should return and live after having advanced this far.
I felt sure that she was still safe among the hatchet people, and I was already picturing the joy and the love-light in her eyes when she should see me once more as I emerged from the last clump of trees and almost ran toward the cliffs.
If Teeka had not been so absorbed in her own vaingloriousness she might have noted the rustling of leaves in the tree above her--a rustling which was not caused by any movement of the wind, since there was no wind.
Teeka it was who cried out in terror as she fled across a little clearing toward the trees upon the opposite side, for after her leaped Sheeta, the panther, in easy, graceful bounds.
Teeka was safe now; Tarzan saw to that by a quick glance into the tree whose safety she had gained not an instant too soon, and Sheeta was charging.