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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 559 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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C6H,000HBr2 + 3KHO = 2KBr + H2O + C6HS. CHOH• CO2K. clasp of gold set in rubies. The third grade, for civilians a pea-cock, for the military a leopard with a clasp of worked gold. The fourth grade, for civilians a wild goose, for the military a tiger, and a clasp of worked gold with a silver button. The fifth grade, for civilians a silver pheasant, for the military a bear and a clasp of plain gold with a silver button. The sixth grade, for civilians an egret, for the military a tiger-cat with a mother-of-pearl clasp. The seventh grade, for civilians a mandarin duck, for the military a mottled bear with :a silver clasp. The eighth grade, for civilians a quail, for the military a seal with a clear horn clasp. The ninth grade, for civilians a long-tailed jay, for the military a rhinoceros with a buffalo-horn clasp. The " mandarin language " is the Chinese, which is spoken in official and legal circles; it is also spoken over a considerable portion of the country, particularly the northern and central parts, though not perhaps with the same purity. Mandarin duck (anas galericulata) and Mandarin orange (citrus nobilis) possibly derive their names, by analogy, from the sense of superiority implied in the title " mandarin." See Society in China, by Sir R. K. Douglas; L'Empire du milieu, by E. and 0. Reclus.
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