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Chinese Pinyin: Lian Sheng San Ji
Chinese: 连升三级
Name Of Image: May you have three promotions continuously!

A variation of 平升三级 ping sheng san ji (May you have three successive promotions unexpectedly) is 连升三级 lian sheng san ji. The design has kept the old element of three ji halberds but added a new motif, the lotus flower. …

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Chinese Pinyin: Liu He Tong Chun
Chinese: 六合同春
Name Of Image: May the whole universe prosper in eternal spring

Yang Shen (杨慎, 1488-1559), alias Sheng’an (升庵), is a literatus and poet in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644). He recorded in Volume Ninety-Four of Sheng’an Additional Works a folklore anecdote: ‘In the northern dialect, there is no difference in sound between …

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