He is of a good stature, neither tall nor short, but of a middle height. He has a becoming amount of flesh, and is very shapely in all his limbs. His complexion is white and red, the eyes black and fine, the nose well formed and well set on." His conquest... The History of China - Pàgina 360per Demetrius Charles Boulger - 1898Visualització completa
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...appearance of the Great Kaan, Lord of Lords, whose name is Cublay, is such as I shall now tell yOu. He is of a good stature, neither tall nor short, but...black and fine, the nose well formed and well set on:' ed. Yule, i. 318. A portrait of him, from a Chinese engraving, is given by Colonel Yule on the next...