The Boxers or Volunteer United Fists--Their origin-- The Big Sword Society--Unlawful societies--The Jesuits and secret societies--A crusade against foreign devils --Evil influence of Buddhist priests--Their enmity towards strangers--Premature outbreak--Grasping dealings of Europeans--Extent of the Boxer movement. 1
Kwang-Hsu's reform edicts--A Boxer proclamation--The Loo or Assembly halls--Boxers' distinguishing colours--How the Boxers were armed--Invulnerability--Occult powers--Boxer war song and initiation 7
A Boxer rhyme--A bit of prose--Roman Catholics and the Boxers --Mistaken beliefs of the Boxers and their origin--Malicious placards--Buddhist priests and hypnotism--Massacred Europeans--The magic mirror 15
Boxer wedding--Special god of the Boxers--Boxer altars-Incriminating documents in the Viceroy's Yamên-Sacred edict issued by the Lord of Wealth and Happiness--A divine prescription-- The real leader of the Boxers--His descent--The active leader of the Boxers and his influence over the fanatics--Political and religious movement 21
The official correspondence of Sir Claude MacDonald with Lord Salisbury--The murder of Mr. Brooks--Useless representations
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Publication information: Book title: China and the Allies. Volume: 1. Contributors: A. Henry Savage Landor - Author. Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1901. Page number: ix.
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