who lived outside his empire, as a dog, unfit to bask in the light of his celestial eyes.
An English broadside smashed the gates of this paradise of tea drinkers and opium-smokers.
Through the breach then opened by our guns the natives came pouring forth, and ever since that day, they have continued rushing, like the water from a mountain lake.
They pour in threads, in cataracts, in streams; one stream turning into Polynesia, a second stream running to Australia
, and a third stream racing towards the Golden Gate
Who can assure us that these streams will ever stop?
By preference these Mongols make for California
; first, because the voyage is cheap and easy; second, because the climate suits them; third, because the pay is higher and the market wider than they find elsewhere.
they go to Oregon
by sea, to Nevada
, and Montana
they have found few markets, the Mormons being as sober and laborious as themselves.
Yet even in Salt Lake City
they have found a lodgment.
They arrive in shoals, and every year those shoals expand in size.
At first they entered in twos and threes, then by tens and twenties, in a while by