Kao-hsin

Chinese - A child born of a miraculous. Conception. His mother tried to dispose of the child by leaving him successively in a lane, a forest and an icy river. In each case he was saved, first by sheep and cattle, then by a woodman and finally by birds who covered the child with feathers to keep him warm. His mother then cared for him herself and he became the ancestor of a famous dynasty. Occasionally known as Kao-hsin, Kao-hsin Ch'i or Kao-hsin Ch'i.

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