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Over all the country, life and property were at the mercy of powerful rebels and bands of marauders and murderers. The good found safety in flight or concealment, and only the lawless and violent prevailed. So Li Shih-min, like others, saw that the Decree had passed and that the collapse of the Sui dynasty was imminent. He now resolv ed to help those who wished to hasten that event, and joined the conspiracy vhich succeeded in effecting the dethronement of Yang Ti. Then Shih-min^ father, Li Yuan’ became Emperor in 618 to the satisfaction of most, and the Empire began to have peace again.
Something like this was the style of the outer articles of a China man’s dress in the T‘ang period and it was probably adopted by some of the foreign tribes to which Chinese influence reached. We still see sarrivals of it on the streets in Korea. As to the slaughter of domestic animals, this was practised at funerals by the T^ufan people but not by all the other tribes. The Turks, who also gashed their faces in mourning, slew sheep and horses in front of the teat in which the body of a deceased parent was placed pending the completion of arrangements for burial.
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