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A Chinese Biographical Dictionary/Chao Chih-hsin

149 Chao Chih-hsin 趙執信 (T. 伸符. H. 秋谷). A.D. 1662—1744. A native of Shantung. Graduated as hsiu ts'ai at the early age of 14, and as chin shih in 1679. He was engaged upon the Institutes of the present dynasty. Forced to retire at the age of 80, he devoted himself to wine and poetry and travel. He wrote on the Tones, and on the principles of the poetic art.