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The Beggar King of China

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Ming Taizu, Emperor of China, 1328-1398 -- Juvenile fiction.,
    • Ming Taizu, Emperor of China, 1328-1398 -- Fiction.,
    • China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644 -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      A fictionalized account of the farmer"s son whose leadership of rebel forces resulted in overthrowing the Chinese government and establishing him on the throne as the first ruler of the Ming dynasty.

      Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Dale Carlson. Illustrated by John Gretzer.
      GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
      ContributionsGretzer, John, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.C21645 Be
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 p.
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5705521M
      LC Control Number70154750

      KING MATTHIAS AND THE BEGGAR BOY. CHAPTER I. MR. SAMSON'S CASTLE. Towards the close of a gloomy day in autumn, a very dusty traveller was riding quietly up to a castle which stood perched on a height in one of the northern counties of Hungary.   Broken Things Lyrics: If grace was a kingdom, I stopped at the gate / Thinking I don’t deserve to pass through after all the mistakes that I’ve made / . Beggar's Rags A beggar lived near the king's palace. One day he saw a proclamation posted outside the palace gate. The king was giving a great dinner. Anyone dressed in royal garments was invited to the party. The beggar went on his way. He looked at the rags he was wearing and sighed. Surely only kings and their families wore royal robes, he.


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