T‘ai-sui’ is not a recent invention as De Harlez, Le Livre des Esprits et des Immortels, p. 134 says. This spirit is venerated at the present day, and seems by some to be regarded as a dangerous spirit of the soil.
3 On the firmament Jupiter describes a curve, not a straight line.
4 The spirits of Heaven dislike crookedness.
5 While crossing the course of T‘ai-sui from north to south.
6 The north and the south points.
7 The fog would spread sideways as well as from north to south.
1 The eastern quadrant of heaven.
2 Wang Ch‘ung seems to take the Green Dragon for a real dragon of extraordinary dimensions.
3 I. e., not always keeping on one side of T‘ai-sui.
2 Therefore these stands and bazaars should be treated like dwelling houses viz. be marked with chia, yi, &c.
3 Only market inns, i. e., solid buildings are placed on a level with dwelling houses.
4 Days are counted by means of the two cycles of ten and of twelve combined.
5 Properly speaking, only the Twelve Branches are added to the hours.
6 Chia corresponds to wood, and tse to water, two harmonious elements.
1 3-5 a. m.
2 The element of yin and mao is wood like that of chia and yi. Consequently there was no antagonism between the signs chia, tse, and yin, and yet Chou was unlucky.
3 In so far as this and the duodenary cycle are used to determine the days = , which originally means ‘sun’.
4 There are not ten suns, but the ten cyclical signs are attached to each ten consecutive days.
5 These twelve constellations, designated by the Twelve Branches, serve to determine the twelve Chinese double-hours, according as the sun, in its daily course, passes through them.
6 The first signs of the denary and of the duodenary cycles.
7 Here we have the same equivocation of days and suns. The notation by the two cycles merely applies to days, not to suns.
8 Probably a diagram, used for divining purposes, similar to that found in calendars.
9 Based on the well known symbolism by reference to the elements.
10 It determines the hours.
1 In the encyclopedias of surnames one of the Five Sounds is attached to each name. I fail to understand how they were determined by the so-called experts. There is another tradition that Huang Ti blew the flute to fix the surnames.
2 They are naturally obtained, and it is superfluous artificially to determine their sounds.
3 Tso-chuan, Duke Yin 8th year (Legge, Classics Vol. V, Part I, p. 25) [Couvreur, § 9].
4 Cf. Vol. I, p. 318.
5 See Vol. I, p. 95, Note 6.
6 ,which may mean : prosperous, flourishing, powerful.
7  = to expand, to prosper, to advance, to rise.