Li came from the province of Shensi; he had come to the fore during a disastrous famine in his country.
In Shensi he was joined by some leaders of the late revolution.
He took his wife along with him, but his mother remained at home, since Shensi was too far for her to travel.
Li Tzŭ-chʽng was a native of Shensi, who, before he was twenty years old, had succeeded his father as village beadle.
He, for instance, mentions that in visiting the provinces of Shansi and Shensi he observed many plantations of mulberry trees.
These men formed a part of the emperor's guards and were under the command of members of the Shensi gentry.
The rising soon assumed the proportions of a civil war, and the infection spread to the neighbouring province of Shensi.
It attacked the province of Shensi, but the Chinese and the Liao attached the greatest importance to that territory.
We come from Shensi, and have taken the house for a short time.
Before the end of 1862, a Tungan government was established in Kansuh, and its jurisdiction was for a time acknowledged in Shensi.