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Lesson XLV
Wong Sam and assistants, An English-Chinese Phrasebook, 1875 and T.L. Stedman and K.P. Lee, A Chinese and English Phrase Book in the Canton Dialect, or Dialogues on Ordinary Life and Familiar Subjects, 1888.

The news now is very old.
He was murdered by a thief.
He was choked to death with a lasso.
He committed suicide.
The English pronunciation is difficult.
But this is Chinese; you must have it translated.
If you find the materials, I will furnish the laborers.
Please carry this letter to the post office for me.
Please send this letter.
Shall I continue to wait for an answer?

Oh, Sam, why have you come so late?