THE GREAT BELL (A CHINESE WONDER BOOK) BY NORMAN HINSDALE PITMAN

The mighty Yung-lo sat on the great throne surrounded by a hundred attendants. He was sad, for he could think of no wonderful thing to do for his country. He flirted his silken fan nervously and snapped his long finger-nails in the impatience of despair. “Woe is me!” he cried at last, his sorrow getting…