For some years the neighbouring states appear to have transferred their allegiance from the house of Wei to that of Tsin.
Tsin Schi Huang was much alarmed, and had the grave closed again.
"Tsin" means the province of Chensi, which was the birthplace of Fa Hian.
Rémusat's account of him, based on the Tsin annals, may still be read with interest.
Ts'in must be distinguished from Tsin the name of three short but legitimate dynasties.
The early history of the school is related in a work called Lien-shê-kao-hsien-ch'uan, said to date from the Tsin dynasty.
Kung says the bones found in Tsin (South Shansi) that are hard are not good; the variegated ones possess virtue.
And to impress Tsin Lung with his resolution he threw away his scabbard and picked it up again several times.
"As it is, we are in the state of Tsin in the fourteenth of the heaven-sent Ching," retorted Hwa-mei capably.
Lo Tsin had an agency at Calcutta, and Burmah lies on the way, but it wasn't commercial in those days.