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Best wishes for 2015

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Librairie Le Feu Follet wish you for the new year 2015

"With joy as we please his prosperous peace there is fish processing dragons, one day soon you rise in rank"

(People imaging of China, "New Year Wish")

We find other Chinese traditional vows in E. Chavannes From the expression of wishes in Chinese folk art , Editions Bossard, Paris, 1922.

For example:

"May you give birth to a succession of noble son and have lots of joy. That the five son compete for fish and are holding the fishing rod."

Or, the most enigmatic wording:

"Picking the branch of cinnamon in the palace of three-legged toad"

which simply means successfully pass its license ...

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