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Japanese Art

By: Hartmann, Sadakichi, 1867-1944

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: JAPANESE ART Author: SADAKICHI HARTMANN Language: English Subject: Fiction... ...... ... Bible in Art CUld Life in Art Love in Art Shakespeare in Art Music in Art Japanese Art A History of Americaa Art. 2 vols. Beautiful 'Women in Art. 2 ... ... a leaf; and where gods innumerable, bodies of quadrupeds and of submarine creatures, half tortoise and half mon- key, abound, crushing each other, ri... ...gical person- ages, genii and demons, at these hairy, extravagantly shaped creatures with elon- gated arms and legs, with enormous crani- ums (like Fu... ...mained faithful to this very day. Space does not permit to tell of all the creatures in Japanese mythology. In many instances, they are the epitomes, ... ...jects preferred by the Kano 70 JAPANESE ART masters were the portraits of legendary- personages, romantic landscapes, soi-disant Chinese, and animals... ...ful study of drapery. His strange and fantastic types, like the Shoki, the legendary persecutor of the daimyos, manifest a wonderful vigour and sponta...

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All Hands : Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin; March 1944: Volume 23, Issue 260

By: Navy Department; Bureau of Navigation

... than two weeks before it was attacked by U. S. Navy task forces. Several Japanese warships are shown at anchor off Dublon Island (left), a major s... ...k forces of the United States Pacific Fleet commenced an at- task on the Japanese naval base at Truk with several hundred of our planes participat... ... over the side, as a sample of what was to come twelve days later. Most legendary of all Japan’s bas- tions in the Pacific, the heavily forti- fi... ...s the key to defense of the mandated Caroline Islands, and a cen- ter of Japanese power in the Pacific. It is 1,316 miles from Tarawa in the Gilbe... ..., birds, or turtles which you may catch. The flesh and entrails of these creatures should be eaten in abundance only if you have large quan- titie...

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A Japanese Miscellany

By: Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: A JAPANESE MISCELLANY Author: LAFCADIO HEARN Language: English Subject: Fi... ...... ...f By LAFCADIO HEARN IN GHOSTLY JAPAN EXOTICS AND RETROSPECTIVES SHADOWINGS A JAPANESE MISCELLANY New Popular Editions, Illustrated 16 mo., 4 vols. in ... ...nds of dragon-fly. XVII. Yurei-tombo, " Ghost Dragon-fly." Various creatures are called by this name, which I thought especially appropriate... ...e Chestnut that Kobodaishi did not eat." Many names of plants or living creatures refer to Buddhist customs, legends, rites, or beliefs. The word... ...ot; Demon- dragonfly." Buddhist Names 1?? Many Buddhist names, both of creatures and of plants, are ghostly. A pretty green grass hopper is call... ...estirred, no doubt, by the story of the loss of his legs. For centuries this legendary mishap has been made the subject of comical drawings and comica...

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Korea Today Published in English, Russian, Chinese, French, Spanish and Arabic

By: Monthly Journal

...econstruction of the country on the ruins following Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule (1945) and the Korean war against the US imperial... ...t prestigious educational institution in the DPRK. Two of the yellow-brown creatures, caught in the waters off Soho, South Hamgyong Pro- vince, belo... ...based line of the Korean revolution. On April 25, 1932 he founded the Anti-Japanese People’s Guerrilla Army (AJPGA), and organized and led the ant... ...n for the Restoration of the Fatherland (ARF), an organization of the anti-Japanese national united front, and was elected its chairman in May 1936... ...ting the noble spirit of this revolutionary family and those associated with legendary episodes that were part of the unusual development of the grea...

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A Japanese Miscellany

By: Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904

...Literature Collection World Public Library.org MISCELLANY Title: A JAPANESE MISCELLANY Author: LAFCADIO HEARN Language: English Subject: Fict... ...ldLibrary.net .srj.,*'*'.': 'm^m: Oyama no, O-KON San wa Ste Page 178 A JAPANESE MISCELLANY By LAFCADIO HEARN LECTURER ON ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE... ...ustrated) 8i II. Buddhist Names of Plants and Animals . . 125 in. Songs of Japanese Children {illustrated) . . 143 STUDIES HERE AND THERE: — L On a Br... ...ny kinds of dragon-fly. XVII. — Yurd-tombo, — " Ghost Dragon-fly." Various creatures are called by this name, — which 1 thought especially appropriate... ... The Chestnut that Kobodaishi did not eat." Many names of plants or living creatures refer to Buddhist customs, legends, rites, or beliefs. The word b... ...ma, or "Demon-dragonfly." Buddhist Names 1)3 Many Buddhist names, both of creatures and of plants, are ghostly. A pretty green grass- hopper is calle... ...tirred, no doubt, by the story of the loss of his legs. For centuries this legendary mishap has been made the subject of comical drawings and comical ...

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Chinese Religion through Hindu Eyes; A Study in the Tendencies of Asiatic Mentality

By: Sarkar, Benoy Kumar, 1887-1949

...Pp.500. Vol. V. The Parent of New Asia (Japan) . Contents : —Ten Days on a Japanese Boat—The Capital of Free Asia(Tokyo) -r—Half Japan in one week (Ni... ... Asia(Tokyo) -r—Half Japan in one week (Nikko to Sapporo)—The Delhi of the Japanese (Kyoto )-r Greater India in Old Japan (N4rA-Horiyuji ) —The Manche... ...rld-Tourists of Mediaeval Asia 236 ^b) Si"no-Indi6, Sino-Islamic, and Sino-Japanese Sea-borne Trade 241 Section 3. The " Great Powers " of San-goku Se... ...e herbs. He cleaves the trees asunder, he slays the Rakshasas ; all living creatures fear the wearer of the mighty bolt. Even the sinless trembles bef... ...ut forth from theground, the heavens overflow, refreshment is borne to all creatures, when Parjanya blesses the earth with rain, * * * . " Hymns like ... ...onstructing ancient history had sanctified certain historic personalities, legendary heroes or eponymous culture-pioneers, and endowed their names wit... ...the philosophical historian has to read at once the same ethnic, physical, legendary, mystical and imaginative factors of the Indo-Chinese world. Sect... ...introduced into China under Mingti, the Han Emperor, in A.D. 67. There are legendary traditions of the Celestials having had knowl- edge of the new fa... ...sive ages on earth, teaching mankind to spare all life, even of the lowest creatures, and to hasten the salvation of their souls by mortification of t...

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A Japanese Miscellany

By: Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904

...^ ^o v^^ ^-5>^ '..r.^' ".->'"•' "-^. 3v '.-.r-^-^ -iv °.V>t#*' A'^^"-^. A Japanese Miscellany Oyama no. O-KON San wa See Page iy8 TO MRS. ELI... ...lustrated) 81 II. Buddhist Names of Plants and Animals . . 125 III. Songs of Japanese Children {illustrated) . . 143 STUDIES HERE AND THERE: — I. On a... ...strated) 255 IV. Drifting 269 V. Otokichi'S Daruma {illustrated) 283 V/ IN a Japanese Hospital 299 Illustrations "Oyama no, 0-Kon San wa" Frontispi... ...any kinds of dragon-fly. XVII. — Yurei-tomho, — " Ghost Dragon-fly." Various creatures are called by this name, —which I thought especially appropriat... ...'' The Chestnut that Kobodaishi did not eat." Many names of plants or living creatures refer to Buddhist customs, legends, rites, or beliefs. The word... ...mma, or " Demon-dragonfly." Buddhist Names i?j Many Buddhist names, both of creatures and of plants, are ghostly. A pretty green grass- hopper is cal... ...estirred, no doubt, by the story of the loss of his legs. For centuries this legendary mishap has been made the subject of comical drawings and comica...

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Natural History; Volume: 113, no. 3, Apr 2004

...pace. BRIAN ABBOTT, CARTER EMMART, AND RYAN WYATT 50 NO PLACE TO CALL HOME Japanese Brazilians discover they areforeigners in the country of their anc... ...eled both to South America and Asia to learn about the lives ofthe 280,000 Japanese BraziUans who work in Japan. That fieldwork was the basis for Tsud... ...in anthropology, as well as for his book Strangers in the Ethnic Homeland: Japanese Brazilian Return Mi- gration in Transnational Perspective (Columbi... ...IREO; p. 14 (top); ©Frans Lanring/Minden Pictures; p. 14 (bottom); Cr^-pdc Creatures (a.b. and d); ©Michael Quinton/Minden Pictures: p. 14 (bottom, c)... ...trios," Science 302:1960-63, December 1 2, 2003) —Aimee Cunningham Cryptic Creatures Only three of these pictures are close-ups of the same animal. Wh... ...software is biologically inspired; it's based on the way insects and other creatures vidth compound eyes are thought to sense motion. The software tre... ...r the history, charming towns and cities, and the scenic beauty along such legendary waterways as the Rhine, Moselle, Danube, Seine, Volga, and more -...

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Japanese Plays and Playfellows

By: Edwards, Osman, 1864-1936

...erature Collection World Public Library.org AND PLAYFELLOWS Title: JAPANESE PLAYS AND PLAYFELLOWS Author: OSMAN EDWARDS Language: English Sub... ...... ...E PLAYS AND PLAYFELLOWS BY OSMAN EDWARDS f^ WITH TWELVE COLOURED PLATES BY JAPANESE ARTISTS JOHN LANE 251 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK 1 901 TO YAKUMO KOIZ... ... of composing appropriate lyrics, in which the glories of some historic or legendary hero blend with the praises of the blushing sakura. Musicians, pa... ... their success, on the backs and in the crevices of the else uncouth stone creatures wave the thousand arms of pine, softening rough contours with the... ...re to passing mariners. Every island has its name, rooted in his- toric or legendary allusion. To the Japanese one has suggested " Buddha's entry into... ...owers seem turned to magic serpents, which simulate and strangle all other creatures. " What do you think of them ? " asked Kishimoto, when I rejoined...

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Blackwood's Magazine : Vol. 177

...EY LAIRD. BY SIB HERBERT MAXWELL, BART., M.P., . . 114 THE CONSEQUENCES OF A JAPANESE VICTORY. BY E. G. J. M., . . . . . 127 MUSINGS WITHOUT METHOD, .... ...S BLACKMAIL AND BOODLE THE Boss AND THE COUNTY COUNCIL. A STUDY OF THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR. BY CHASSEUR. I. THE NAVAL CAMPAIGN. With Map, . . 144 EDINB... ...AR'S LOST OPPORTUNITY DISRAELI'S FIRST AND LAST NOVELS. A STUDY OF THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR. BY CHASSEUR. II. THE LAND CAMPAIGN TO THE PASSAGE OF THE YA... ...ossibly was the apex of Mount Moriah. My drago- man, who had been chattering legendary lies without faltering 106 " Very excellent Things are spoken ... ...he narcotic, were dead to the world. Hastily seizing a cap from one of these creatures, the subaltern threw off his own shako and covered his head 19... ... on the parapet, and his rich voice for a second curbed the fury of the wild creatures struggling beside him. "Throw yourselves on their bayonets, hon... ...ng. Those prehistoric people found it no more strange to gaze on prehistoric creatures than he did to look at a stag now. Suddenly his eye, carelessly... ...ious rock -work, and much interesting snow and ice. The Ruwenzori range, the legendary "Mountains of the Moon," rises from dense tropical forests. No ...

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A History of Japanese Literature

By: Aston, William George, 1841-1911

...ts relation to previous and to contemporary work. Each, 12mo, cloth, $1.50. NOW READY. JAPANESE. By W, G. Aston, C. M. G., M. A., late Acting Secretar... ...Sanscrit at the University of Oxford. D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, NEW YORK. A HISTORY OF JAPANESE LITERATURE BY W. G. ASTON, C. M. G., D. Lit. LATE JAPA... ... AND COMPANY 1899 CJ OojuiZ Copyright, 1899, By D. APPLETON AND COMPANY. PREFACE The Japanese have a voluminous literature, extending over twelve ce... ...nown of which is t4e Idzumo Fudoki, written in 733. It contains a very few interesting legendary passages, but as a whole it consists of bald statemen... ...replied the Chiujo. * If they had none, who would be taken in ? Of those utterly sorry creatures who are beneath notice, and of the superior women for... ...orthern front of the Mikado's private apartments there are painted fearful pictures of creatures that live in the wild ocean, some with long arms, oth... ...URE nately from door to door. Sometimes while you won- dered how such utterly wretched creatures could walk at all, they fell down before your eyes. B... ...lanyoshiu and Kokinshiu^ it is also richer. They embrace within their scope a world of legendary lore, of quaint fancies, and of religious sentiment, ... ...er Hideyoshi's death, there had already been time for his history to acquire a certain legendary quality. The first chapter exemplifies the pro- pensi...

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Natural History; Volume: 118, no. 9, Nov 2009

... in order of the key finds that shaped our understanding and brought these creatures to life for the public. Dinosaur Odyssey Fossil Threads in the We... ... • French German • Greek • Hebrew • Hindi • Indonesian • Irish • Italian • Japanese • Korean • Latin • Pashto • Persian (Farsi) • Polish Portuguese (B... ...a. Among them, the American eel {A. rostrata), European eel {A. anguilla), Japanese eel {A. ja- poiiica), and Australian or shortfin eel {A. australis... ...'s when a crew ofresearchers from Japan netted three freshwater eels — two Japanese eels and a giant mottled eel {A. inannorata)—about eighty miles of... ...ghton ofthe Eeliad project. "Now I understand it. They are truly marvelous creatures. In Europe, they have not been very fundable and are only now beg... ...ated quantum mechanics appeared normal by com- parison: they were sociable creatures whose quirks (and there were many) only made them seem more human... ...is viohn in cham- ber ensembles. But Dirac did none ofthose things. He was legendary for his inability to appreciate the give-and-take ofnor- mal conv... ... far end ofthe gallery, bringing to life yet another lasting legacy ofthis legendary trade route. -Jessica Ulrich The Silk Road Project residency is g... ...rator Imagine yourselfin the Gobi Desert, following in the footsteps ofthe legendaryAMNH fossil hunter Roy Chapman Andrews, gazing in awe at the Qin D...

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Chats on Japanese Prints

By: Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945

...ISON FICKE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org JAPANESE PRINTS Title: CHATS ON JAPANESE PRINTS Author: ARTHUR DAVISON... ...RIOS. By Fred. W. Burgess. CHATS ON OLD SILVER. By Arthur Hayden. CHATS ON JAPANESE PRINTS. By ARTHUR Davison Ficke. CHATS ON MILITARY CUR105. By Stan... ..., LONDON: T. FISHER UNWIN, LTD. NEW YORK : F. A. STOKES COMPANY. CHATS ON JAPANESE PRINTS HIROSHIGE: THE BOW-MOON. Size 15 X 7. Siened HirosliiHc, l... ...ecked in all the splendour of their unhappy but far-famed days and nights, legendary heroes, dancers, wrestlers, and popular entertainers. In the matt... ...of determination. That birds shall be seen to be, above all things, winged creatures rejoicing in their flight ; that flowers shall be, above all thin... ...eans of illustrating books. From this time on, mythological, romantic, and legendary works, such as the "Ise Monogatari," were frequently so embellish... ...e year 1764 is relatively unimportant. It consists of prints of actors and legendary^subjects, printed in two or three colours; a few of his hoso-ye p... ...hey are not Japanese women or any women, but living fairy-tales, butterfly creatures out of nowhere. All that is joyous and playful in the Japanese sp... ...alize that these courtesan-portraits are not representations of low gutter creatures, but that they portray women of the highest degree of intel- lect...

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A Trip to the Hawaiian Islands with the Press Congress of the World

By: Elder, Orville, B. 1866

...he various Commercial and Social Organizations; the Chin- ese Society; the Japanese publications and peo- ple; the native Hawaiians; the heads of the ... ...ll the society folk of Honolulu were there, including among them, Chinese, Japanese, native Hawaiians and those from the states and elsewhere who had ... ...es them tactfully and avoids delicate topics. He told me that some leading Japanese statesmen were to pass through today en route to Washington and th... ...el parade of ancient Japanese characters. These were supposed to represent legendary characters and some some- what obscure historical characters, no ... ...ty white ornaments, made of ivory, or bone. A group of those dainty little creatures 152 A TRIP TO THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS nioviiift" about, neatly thou...

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Chats on Japanese Prints

By: Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1946

...sic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: CHATS ON JAPANESE PRINTS Author: ARTHUR DAVISON FICKE Language: English Subject: Fi... ...... ...HE HOW-MOON. Size 15 X 7. Signud HirosliiUc, hihu. Frontispiece. Chats on Japanese Prints BY ARTHUR DAVISON FICKE WITH 56 ILLUSTRATIONS AND A COLOURE... ...ecked in all the splendour of their unhappy but far-famed days and nights, legendary heroes, dancers, wrestlers, and popular entertainers. In the matt... ...of determination. That birds shall be seen to be, above all things, winged creatures rejoicing in their flight ; that flowers shall be, above all thin... ...eans of illustrating books. From this time on, mythological, romantic, and legendary works, such as the " Ise Monogatari," were frequently so embellis... ...e year 1764 is relatively unimportant. It consists of prints of actors and legendary subjects, printed in two or three colours ; a few of his hoso-ye ... ...hey are not Japanese women or any women, but living fairy-tales, butterfly creatures out of nowhere. All that is joyous and playful in the Japanese sp... ...alize that these courtesan-portraits are not representations of low gutter creatures, but that they portray women of the highest degree of intel- lect...

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Natural History; Volume: 111, no. 7, Sep 2002

...md ii '\i L PdleOntOlOgiSt P3Ul SerenOhas encountered some of the weirdest creatures that ever walked the earth. Yet some of the scariest things he's ... ...irds, fishing, diving, hiking, white water rafting, bird watching . exotic creatures and all the creature comforts you could ask for. always close, in... ...actions back to 1971, when, as an undergraduate, he read an article by the legendary entomologist Miriam Rothschild about aphids that feed on poisonou... ...and see what we're doing to keep the environment safe for all types ofwild creatures. Including the screaming, tag-playing ones in your own backyard. ... ... choices of I things to do: maybe exploring a vibrant jWi modern city or a legendary ancient site, 14P I visiting vineyards or snorkeling off a remote... ...k State, Katherine Jones found out, are nonnatives such as garlic mustard, Japanese barberry, and kudzu, a "green leafy monster" that is almost unstop... ... art critic Robert C. Morgan. Kaufinann The- ater, 7:00 PM. Workshop 9/14: Japanese Taiko drum- ming. Led by members of the Soh Daiko group. Kaufmann ... ...en group. Leonhardt People Cen- ter, 11:00 A.M.-12:00 noon. Workshop 9/14: Japanese song. Led by Hanayui member Yoko Fujimoto. Calder Lab, 11:00 A.M.-... ...k only once! From only ^1898 incl. airfare See the best of Europe from her legendary rivers, away from crowded highways. Visit great cities and histor...

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Mythological Japan : the symbolisms of mythology in relation to Japanese art, with illustrations drawn in Japan, by native artists

By: Otto, Alexander Francis, b. 1873

...- I mythological japan a" * OR I | The Symbolisms of Mythology in Relation to Japanese Art With Illustrations, Drawn in Japan, by Native Artists • H ... ... a a «*R » \ mythological japan OR The Symbolisms of Mythology in Relation to Japanese Art With Illustrations, Drawn in Japan, by Native Artists BY A... ...l and real, Nature's foliage and flora, and a great deal more that absorbs the Japanese mind, become willing captives in the hands of the clever artis... ...eaning all powerful—and such it surely is ; as one of the divinely constituted creatures, it has the faculty of making itself visible or invisible ; o... ...nese Lion.] ————————————— — | Although one of the most ancient of mythological creatures, the sig- nificance of the Kara-Shishi seems to be unknown to... ...omidzu Temple figures next in prominence, owing, no doubt, to its historic and legendary associations. Collections the world over are enriched with in...

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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.

... glanced quiokly up at his own smoke-staok. A similar dead­ weight of burnt Japanese ooal hung in motionless oloud be­ hind them. The Norwegian sto... ... a knowing signal as the dilapid­ ated maohinist made answer, "Rather: the Japanese on top will just take us in." The gnarled mate, returned from ... ...shall we expect you baok in Chefoo?" "That depends on the weather and the-Japanese! " The skipper slammed the door behind him and shambled into ... ...sibly was the apex of Mount Moriah. My drago­ man, who had been ohattering legendary lies without faltering 106 "Very excellent Thing8 arB Bpolum ... ...n the parapet, and his rich voice for a aeoond ourbed the fury of the wild creatures struggling beside him. • "Throw yourselves on their bayonets... ... rook -work, and muoh interesting snow and ioe. The Ru wenzori range, the legendary "Mountains of the Moon," rises from dense tropioal forests. N... ...hunting spirit, the desire to match one's wits against the wariest of wild creatures, is a lower motive than the BOfter attractions of a young May...

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Mythological Japan : The Symbolisms of Mythology in Relation to Japanese Art, With Illustrations Drawn in Japan, By Native Artists

By: Otto, Alexander Francis, 1873; Holbrook, Theodore S.

... r%tr I mytbolodical 3<ipan OR The Symbolisms of Mythology in Relation to Japanese Art With Illustrations, Drawn in Japan, by Native Artists BY Alexa... ...d real, Nature's foliage and flora, and a great deal more that absorbs the Japanese mind, become willing captives in the hands of the clever artisans ... ... supple- mented by much interesting data furnished by the various works on Japanese arts and beliefs; acknowledgment is also due Mrs. Grant B. Schley,... ...ng all powerful—and such it surely is ; as one of the divinely constituted creatures, it has the faculty of making itself visible or invisible ; of it... ...g Foo, or Chinese Lion. J Although one of the most ancient of mythological creatures, the sig- nificance of the Kara-Shishi seems to be unknown to the... ...u Temple figures ne.xt in prominence, owing, no doubt, to its historic and legendary associations. Collections the world over are enriched with intere...

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Natural History; Volume: 116, no. 10, Dec/Jan 07/08

...ng exporter. Are there really that many bobcats to spare? The pointy-eared creatures range widely, from Ontario to Cali- fornia to Florida. Yet the la... ...size ofa domestic cat, it was stalking a fat muskrat. The solitary hunting creatures usually prefer dusk and dawn, but in tough seasons, when rabbits ... ...y, P.O. Box 5000. Harlan. IA 51537-5000. Printed in the U.S.A. ^ ^ 82 all creatures great and small rer comes great responsibility. We c to be kind a... ...he nature ofhuman language. Even with the growing popu- larity of Chinese, Japanese, and Arabic, most foreign-language study in the West involves fami... ...ss, its tracery suggesting the quiet power of the fa- mous wave woodcut by Japanese art- ist Hokusai. In another, thin rivulets oflava, looking like t... ...oetic vi- sion of the motherland. As recently as the nineteenth century, a Japanese map ofthe prefecture around Mt. Fu- ji embodies more artistic styl... ... the cultural and natural history roots ofsome ofthe world's most enduring legendary beings of land, sea, and air. Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns...

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A History of Japanese Literature

By: Aston, William George, 1841-1911

...TURE By Richard Garnett, C.B., LL.D. SPANISH LITERATURE By James Fitzmaurice-Kelly JAPANESE LITERATURE By William George Aston, C.M.G., D.Lit. In prep... ...y K. Waliszewski Other volumes will follow LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN A History of JAPANESE LITERATURE W. G. ASTON, C.M.G., D.Lit. LATE JAPANESE SECRE... ...Treaty, and is not to be ifnported into the United States of America. PREFACE The Japanese have a voluminous literature, extending over twelve centur... ...tinua- tion of the same movement. The first historical fact to be gleaned from the legendary stories which have been preserved to us in the ancient Ja... ... of which is the Idzumo Fudokiy written in 733. It contains a very few interesting legendary passages, but as a whole it consists of bald statements o... ...ied the Chiujo. * If they had none, who would b< taken in ? Of those utterly sorry creatures who an beneath notice, and of the superior women for whos... ...ern front of the Mikado's private apartments there are painted fearful pictures of creatures that live in the wild ocean, some with long arms, others ... ... nately from door to door. Sometimes while you won dered how such utterly wretched creatures could walk all, they fell down before your eyes. By garde... ...oshiu and Kokinshiu, it is also richer. They embrace within their scope a world of legendary lore, of quaint fancies, and of religious sentiment, to w...

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Natural History; Volume: 117, no. 10, Dec/Jan 08/09

...hes, the ArgonauP" is not amechanical watch. It is powered by an exquisite Japanese quartzmovement. Besides the hands and the date disk, there are no ... ... • French • German • Greek • Hebrew • Hindi Indonesian • Italian • Irish • Japanese • Korean • Latin • Pashto • Persian (Farsi) • Polish • Portuguese ... ...ily Odyssey Aboard Panorama • June 22-July 3, 2009 • Explore mythology and legendary heroes on visits to Greece's iconic archaeological sites and ruin... ...gan to acknowledge that they might rep- resent newfound classes of ancient creatures whose exis- tence had previously been unknown. In a paper publish... ...ce with the complex engineering skills needed to reconstruct such colossal creatures on a life-size scale. Inevitably, in a fast-emerg- ing field such... ...au- ms were in error and that Owen's ideas about the appear- ance of those creatures had been wrong. Hawkins's new challenge was to design a dynamic d... ...at Beasts, by Pamela S. Turner; Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008; $21.95. The legendary George Schaller, now in his seventies, was one of the first biolo...

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A Simplified Grammar of the Japanese Language (Modern Written Style)

By: Chamberlain, Basil Hall, 1850-1935

...AIN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF THE JAPANESE LANGUAGE Title: A SIMPLIFIED GRAMMAR OF THE JAPANESE LANGUAGE... ...... ...SIATIC AND EUEOPEAN LANGUAGES. EDITED BY EEINHOLD ROST, L.L.D., Ph. D. XV. JAPANESE. BY BASIL HALL OHAMBEEiAlN, YOKOHAMA : FEINTED AT THE "JAPAN GAZE... ... whiffs of tobacco. Jiai, for cupfuls and glassfals. hiki, for most living creatures except human beings and birds ; also for certain quantities of cl... ... to be " (in the sense of living); hence only used when speaking of living creatures, especiallyhuman beings. Itmay often be omitted when trans- latin... ...lustrated by John Muir, D.C.L., LL.D., Ph.D., &c. &c. Vol. I. Mythical and Legendary Accounts of the Origin of Caste, with an Inquiry into its existen... ... 1878. Ts. 6d STEELE.-Ajj Eastebn Love Story. Kusa Jatakaya : A Buddhistic Legendary „.™m ' '^'*'' H'"®'^ Stories. By Th. Steele. Or. 8vo, pp. xii. an...

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Natural History; Volume: 118, no. 3, Apr 2009

... The point ofthe helmets is that they will let me see light as those other creatures do. When wearing the "blue tit" helmet, I will see a daz- zling r... ... • French • German • Greek • Hebrew Hindi • Indonesian • Italian • Irish • Japanese • Korean • Latin • Pashto • Persian (Farsi) • Polish • Portuguese ... ...ar smaller number. But even that is vibrant luxury compared with vision in creatures such as whales and seals, which havejust one kind of 16 NATURAL H... ... Forget the eye of a hawk: it's the eye ofthe mantis shrimp that should be legendary. OliviaJudson, a researchfellow in the Division ofBiology at Impe... ...ved dur- ing the Pleistocene in African H. crams (also called H. ergaster)—creatures that did not think or use language to communicate the way we do. ... ...welers profess faith in the endless bounty of the sea. Basilio Liverino, a legendary jeweler in Torre del Greco, declared in 1983, "It is true that we... ...nner. 35. RUSSELLCOUNTRY Discover majestic beauty while enjoying Montana's legendary recreation and historic landmarks. Each season holds a unique adv...

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Japanese Here and There; Units of Study on the Japanese in Japan and in the United States

By: Forsyth, Margaret Elizabeth; Moran, Ursul Reeves

...ic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND THERE Title: JAPANESE HERE AND THERE Author: MARGARET E. FORSYTH Language: English Subj... ...... ... (India) NEW JOY (China) Cloth $1.00; paper 75 cents A COURSE FOR JUNIORS JAPANESE HEREAND THERE UNITS OF STUDY ON THE JAPANESE IN JAPAN AND IN THE U... ...dded a new element, the idea of salva- tion by faith in Amida Buddha, that legendary figure who refused to escape from sorrow unless others might foll... ...s and goddesses. It was such a long time ago that nobody knows where these creatures came from. Probably some sprang from tall, blowing reeds, or brok... ...l and the girls' Doll Festival. In addition there have always been certain legendary and flower festivals, religious festivals, such as the nativity o...

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British Columbia Magazine : Vol. 7, No. 4

...t Weston Empire-Building and Publicity - - - - Picturesque Vancouver — The Japanese Quarter Pieces of Eight (Editorial) ----- Walter A. Hillam Ernest ... ...gends are still preserved in the records at this post; in fact, sufficient legendary lore, both native and white, clusters around this village to deli... ...rd \\ alk that ribbons both ways from the track. A doll-hoy with a face of Japanese turned us in the proper direction and we walked. A silent dance of... ...re finished, villas will be among the trees like bits of inlaid color on a Japanese box. The British Columbia Electric car service makes a forty- five... ...of this enticing vista of arched and trellised foliage, and find again the creatures of my imagination. I wonder did Sir Galahad ride this way in ques...

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Japanese Sword-Mounts in the Collections of Field Museum; Fieldiana, Anthropology, Vol. 16

By: Gunsaulus, Helen Cowen, 1886-1954; Field Museum of Natural History; Laufer, Berthold, 1874-1934; Nichols, Henry W. (Henry Windsor), B. 1868

...llection World Public Library.org COLLECTIONS OF FIELD MUSEUM Title: JAPANESE SWORD-MOUNTS IN THE COLLECTIONS OF FIELD MUSEUM Author: HELEN C.... ... Museum of Natural History Publication 216 Anthropological Series Volume XVI JAPANESE SWORD-MOUNTS IN THE COLLECTIONS OF FIELD MUSEUM BY Helen C. Guns... ...N THE COLLECTIONS OF FIELD MUSEUM BY Helen C. Gunsaulus Assistant Curator of Japanese Ethnolog-y 61 Plates Berthold Laufer Curator of Anthropology 192... ...epicting birds and flowers with striking realism and freedom. Historical and legendary subjects also inspired them occasionally, for they were bold in... ...or the most part adorned their fittings with illustrations of historical and legendary subjects, preferred purely decorative designs. Doubtless he was... ...d other stories, causes in- tense suffering. The greater number of foxes are creatures of evil dis- position, given to disguising themselves as women,... ...m of longevity it is constantly pictured at the side of Fukurokuju and other legendary patriarchs, such as the aged couple of Takasago whose miniature...

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Natural History Magazine; Volume: 112, no. 3, Apr 2003

... at the University of California, Berke- ley, and several of her colleagues at Japanese universities have provided in- vestigators with a new tool: a ... ...coast • Cruise down the Rhine Visit a penguin colony before sailing around the legendary Cape Horn! SPEeiAl AOVERTiSING SECTION / distinctive desffff... ...eaches from the Bay of Fundy up beyond the breathtaking Grand Falls Gorge! The legendary Miramichi calls fly fishers from around the world to challeng... ...at the refreshing pace of 8 mph. Join us on a 3- to 11-night voyage aboard the legendary Delta Quern, magnificent Mis^ssippi Queen or grand American Q... .... DuU green or brown, excreting a gloopy glue that bound them into mats, these creatures were little more than bags ofsoup. Each was just a single cel... ...with about a thousand indi- viduals in each. What's more, because snowball-era creatures weren't exactly gargantuan, each haven could have been no wid... ...d with a lighted fuse waiting for the bang. In fact, fame has come to Cambrian creatures mainly because they invented skeletons, scales, shells, spine...

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Descriptive and Historical Catalogue of a Collection of Japanese and Chinese Paintings in the British Museum

By: British Museum. Department of Prints and Drawings.; Anderson, William, 1842-1900

...c Literature Collection World Public Library.org LOGUE OF A COLLECTION OF JAPANESE AND CHINESE PAINTINGS Title: DESCRIPTIVE AND HISTORICAL CAT... ...AINTINGS Title: DESCRIPTIVE AND HISTORICAL CATALOGUE OF A COLLECTION OF JAPANESE AND CHINESE PAINTINGS Author: WILLIAM ANDERSON Language: English... ... 2i2fj.) ., DESCRIPTIVE AND HISTORICAL CATALOGUE 0 .. A COLLECTION OF JAPANESE AND CHINESE PAINTINGS IN THB BRITISH MUSEUM. BY . WILLIAM AN... ...e names have found a place in native biographical records; and, lastly, the legendary and other motives have been dealt with more or less in detail.... ..., Ming, and Tsing dynasties. 2. Books containing illustrations of familiar legendary, historical, and other motives:- Ko1eon Bu,,/aido edzukushi. 1... ... x PREFAOE. 4. The principal European writings containing historical· and legendary references in connection with the motives of pictorial art:- C... ...he identity of the Dragon and Serpent is often illustrated in lapanese art. Creatures of transitional form, with dragon head but deriitnte of legs, ... ...ls.- It is described as the King of Beasts, the greatest of all lour-footed creatures, and the representative of the masculine or active principle o... ...deep from the murmuring hollow of the conchifer; and an endless variety of creatures with tiger heads, serpent arms, ox legs, and other substitutio...

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Natural History; Volume: 110, no. 7, Sep 2001

... Lewontin's research, and similar re- sults from other scientists, led the Japanese biologist Motoo Kimura to launch a full-blown assault on the stan-... ...s called amino acids. But a TV^ <5tp<KUt\C« IS pKlC^kSS, Awaken dreams of legendary wonders, see wildlife, catch trophy- sized fish and meet the peop... ...rope. i. Unpack only once! |i(^ Ptf Europe See the best ot Europe from her legendary rivers, away from busy highways. Sail aboard deluxe ships imax. 1... ...shwater fishes in South America are relatively confined. Unlike many other creatures, they can neither move through coastal saltwater nor traverse lan... ...nt for managing the harvest offood fish in the Amazon. Two ofthe strangest creatures in this new realm are a pair of related electric fish species tha... ...Early on, as our planet's food chain began to evolve, .1 huge cast of soil creatures, collectively known as decomposers, evolved the capacity to ob- t... ...seven years of U.S. occupation fol- lowed before the territory reverted to Japanese sov- ereignty. Even now, some 25,000 American militaiy personnel, ... ... occupy one-fifth ofthe main is- land. Fueling resentment against both the Japanese and the U.S. governments for acting without the consent of the Oki... ...e. Mother Nature's best kept secret. 9. British Tourist Authority ^ Wales; LegendaryWales has tempestuous history, timeless beauty and unexpected plea...

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Japanese Names and How to Read Them : A Manual for Art-Collectors and Students, Being a Concise and Comprehensive Guide to the Reading and Interpretation of Japanese Proper Names Both Geographical and Personal as Well as of Dates and Other Formal Expressions

By: Koop, Albert J. (Albert James), 1877-1945; Inada, Hogitaro

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: JAPANESE NAMES AND HOW TO READ THEM Author: ALBERT J. KOOP Language: Engl... ...... ...X SINE REVEUEXTIA XECNON ET EXPERTIS IXDIGXVM HOC AVCTORES MEIJI BENRAN t<' JAPANESE NAMES AND HOW TO READ THEM .4 MANUAL FOR ART-COLLECTORS AND STUD... ...al Designations. Nengo and other Chronological References. Names of Mythical Creatures. Names of famous Books, Plays, Legends and Art-sul^jects. Locut... ... Tori (bird), Tsitru (crane), Taka (hawk), Cho (butterfly);^ of the mythical creatures, dragon (Tatsii, Riu, Rid) and tortoise [Kame) ; or of flowers ... ...ive division of a province ; see note i on p. lo). lacq. = lacquerer. leg. = legendary, m = mountain or hill.- met. = metalworker. mod. = modern. mus.... ...anish'); hanare ('stray, detached, solitary'). 66. I ^ ^^ojo (' freeing live creatures ', Buddhist practice) ; Hojo-tsu or Bojo-dzu^ (t.), Hojo-gawa )...

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Natural History; Volume: 29, no. 1-6

...tis Barton 143 Wide-gab, the Angler Fish E. W. Gltdger 155 Experiments with Wonder Creatures Frank E. Lutz 160 Eleven Weeks in a Lion Pasture G. Liste... ... In the Field of Natural History 329 Jult-Attgust, No. 4 Ringing the Tiger Cover A Japanese Sailboat in the Shadow of Fujiyama Frontispiece Tiger Hunt... ...orth Arabian. Desert Expeditions Mosquitoes and Other Flies C. H. Curran 45 Common Creatures and Their Strange Ways To the Arctic for Walrus H. E. Ant... ... ing," because there are flies which are parasiticupon spiders. These are peculiar creatures, with a small, round head, often a long proboscis or beak... ...), when the mere presence of a white boy, especially one with red hair, caused the Japanese to flock curiously in his foot- steps. He witnessed stirri... ...eople who dwell there always make the visitor welcome. An Actual Stage Scene in a Japanese No Theater MASKS AND DRAMAS OF OLD JAPAN The Myths and Leg... ...ngo, Kita. The story of the Sun-goddess and the dance before the Rock-cave gives a legendary explanation for the No drama. It is interesting to note t... ...ount carries us to about the twelfth century after Christ. There is a scat- tering legendary mention of the Toltecs as having an empire of which, afte...

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Guide to the Exhibition of Chinese and Japanese Paintings in the Print and Drawing Gallery

By: British Museum. Department of Prints and Drawings; Colvin, Sidney, Sir 1845-1927

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF CHINESE AND JAPANESE PAINTINGS Title: GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITION OF CHINESE AND JAP... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net BRITISH MUSEUM. GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITION OF CHINESE AND JAPANESE PAINTINGS IX THE PKINT AND DKAWING GALLEBY. FEINTED BY OEDEE OF ... ...bited the Museum Glass and Ceramic collections, and, at present, Chinese and Japanese Drawings selected from the series pur- chased from Mr. William A... ... that which teaches l the forms of matter ' and thus refer its origin to the legendary era ; but no satisfactory record of the name and achievements o... ...third is the most familiar to students of Chinese and Japanese religious and legendary art. Among the many figures of this class whose portraitures oc... ...famous masters of the Sung and Yuen dynasties, and to draw their historical, legendary, and religious inspirations almost entirely from the literature... ...operty of a few individual painters than of the art. Side by side with these creatures of the natural world, others belonging to supernatural or mythi...

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Natural History; Volume: 53

... on the scene. ANIMALS OF THE PAST by Frederic A. Lucas 1.00 An account of some of the creatures of the ancient world; the mammoth and mastodon, the g... ...STORY, JANUARY, 1 944 land by the Germans to the occupation of the East Indies by the Japanese. The book !s excellently written, clear, critical, and... ...the wild shores of Guadalcanal, the fore- most enemy of the American troops is not the Japanese, but malaria ! Gen- eral MacArthur has reported that t... .... The region that pro- duces over 95% of the world's quinine supply is now held by the Japanese Netherlands Information Bureau photos A A CINCHONA PLA... ...ce men. Instructions are given on how to make the acquain- ance of many of the curious creatures that will engage the attention of soldiers, sailors, ... ...aver population was restored Winter Woodsmen John L. Blackford 72 Here are some of the creatures that stay to explore the magic of the Winter Forest S... ...historically minded," for at the time of the Spanish conquest they were able to give a legendary account of a long line of chiefs and of important eve... ... and of important events involving themselves and earlier peoples in the Valley. These legendary accounts are rein- forced by a few historical account... ...ocumentary history and a lack of archaeological work at cer- tain strategic sites. The legendary ac- counts of the Aztecs refer to the Toltecs as the ...

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An Ainu-English-Japanese Dictionary (Including a Grammar of the Ainu Language)

By: Batchelor, John, 1854-1944

...e Collection World Public Library.org DICTIONARY Title: AINU-ENGLISH-JAPANESE DICTIONARY Author:JOHN BATCHELOR Language: English Subject: Fic... ...I have never heard of a ntu-ie for one *m. The first word you mention is the Japanese h^o, the Ainu is at, "elm fibre", of which they make their nativ... ...quals "How-do-you-do" I am at the dictionary daily and it is steadi . If/the Japanese Government cannot take 500 copies I shall be unable to print it ... ..." a seed vessel." Piye, fc'4 if or Piyehe, tfH*^, BSUi. n. The fat of living creatures such as birds and beasts. Piye-kara, e v.<. To throw at. As: Sh... ...*>$*, It -v > ^. c.f. To oem . Do ;i'l). Wenpipok,^ >#*, ift v if ^ / * *ffi legendary place. WEN 502 WOR Wenrui, 9~>JI>4, a-). M. Many (used of livi... ...ri Ita ta pakno utari inne utara isambe paskuru chironnup ne ruwe ne } " The creatures than wliicli there is nothing so numer- ous in this world are t...

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Folklore : Vol. 10

By: Folklore Society (Great Britain)

...Werner . . . 282 Proceedings at Meeting of Wednesday, March 15th, 1899 . 294 Japanese Myth. W. G. Aston, C.M.G..... 294 Proceedings at Meeting of Wedn... ...me place). "The All-seeing Spirit saw," and so on (Mrs. Langloh Parker, More Legendary Tales, p. 84). In this case, it is Baiame's messenger who is al... ...eing spirit is just the same as an omni§cient one (Mrs. Langloh Parker, More Legendary Tales ^ p. 84). Yet the analogies are astonishing, and, if Mung... ...tive example is given by Mrs. Langloh Parker, in "The Legend of Eerin" {More Legendary Tales, p. 96). These prayers were not borrowed from Protestant ... ...ed out : " O dear husband, you have lice in your hair; let me take the nasty creatures out for you ! " The woodpecker, who was a very clean person, wa... ... from the western sky when there were no men and women, but only rudimentary creatures in the course of trans- formation from various plants and anima... ...of trans- formation from various plants and animals into human beings. These creatures it was their business to operate upon, so as to complete the pr... ... an- nounced. The President then read a paper by Mr. W. G. Aston, entitled " Japanese Myth," which was followed by a dis- cussion, in which Mr. Crooke... ...nst the Child-Stealing Witch." Votes of thanks for these papers were passed. JAPANESE MYTH. BY W. G. ASTON, C.M.G. I. THE SACRED BOOKS OF JAPAN. In Ja...

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Japanese Art

By: Hartmann, Sadakichi, 1867-1944

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: JAPANESE ART Author: Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Pu... ...t for those persons who would like to become more intimately acquainted with Japanese Art, but have been deterred from doing so by the want of a book ... ...his, without obliging them to turn specialists. This is the first history of Japanese Art which attempts to popularize the sub- ject. I have endeavour... ...of a leaf; and where gods innumerable, bodies of quadrupeds and of submarine creatures, half tortoise and half mon- key, abound, crushing each other, ... ...logical person- ages, genii and demons, at these hairy, extravagantly shaped creatures with elon- gated arms and legs, with enormous crani- ums (like ... ...- mained faithful to this very day. Space does not permit to tell of all the creatures in Japanese mythology. In many instances, they are the epitomes... ...ubjects preferred by the Kano 70 JAPANESE ART masters were the portraits of legendary personages, romantic landscapes, soi-disant Chinese, and animal... ...thful study of drapery. His strange and fantastic types, like the Shoki, the legendary persecutor of the daimyos, manifest a wonderful vigour and spon...

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All Hands; July 1946: Volume 25, Issue 288

By: Navy Department; Bureau of Navigation

...as taken in 1944, is eyed from cockpit of SBD. STRONGHOLD DISARMED RUK, NEAR-LEGENDARY island T fortress, object of for e b o d i n g among Navy p... ...were applied to Truk. A British Brigadier once wrote of Truk as “the core of Japanese strength in the southwest Pacific and the focal point on whi... ...as Truk? How determinedly had the Japs prepared to defend her? What did the Japanese think about Truk’s being bypassed by the Allies? Jap Admiral... ... Justified? Here’s the True Story of That One-Time ‘Impregnable’ Bastion in Japanese South Pacific collapse of Truk was a result of one colossal ... ...re is-a common denominator of interest in the game. 36 l and as yet unknown creatures the waters may bring forth, for she has compiled a non-tech...

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Thrilling Stories of the Russian-Japanese War; A Vivid Panorama of Land and Naval Battles: A Relistic Description of Twentieth Century Warfare; The Awful Struggle for Japanese Freedom, The Peace and Safety of the Orient, And the Protection of Helpless China from the Greed of Foreign Foes. Also a Complete History of Japan, Russia, China, Korea and Manchuria, Including Progress, National Traits and Customs, Religion, Philosophy, Personal Adventure, etc

By: Miller, James Martin, 1859-1939

...om U. S. War Department photographs. A KOREAN PONY The disembarkation methods of the Japanese excited as much admiration im did their mobilization of ... ...tin Milter. Reproduced by special permission from U. S. IVar Department photographs. JAPANESE SOLDIERS OFF DUTY The compulsory service and the strict ... .... A report recently received at the U. S Bureau of Military Information, said: " The Japanese army has established its title as an efficient organizat... ...nd readers gain a lucrative livelihood by narrating both the classic history and the legendary lore. The theater, which in Japan draws its subjects fo... ...haggy little pony, common to all China, and horned cattle. One of the most important creatures of the country, however, is SIBERIA AND MANCHURIA. 267...

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Blackwood's Magazine : Vol. 178

........ 92 URGA AND THE TASHI LAMA. BY PU-LU-SSU, . . Ill A STUDY OF THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR. BY CHASSEUR. VII. THE OVERTHROW OF THE ARMADA, . . 117 No D... ..., PROSPECTOR. CHAP. xiv. BY DOUGLAS BLACKBURN, .... 254 A STUDY OF THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR. BY CHASSEUR. VIII. THE PRELIMINARIES TO THE BATTLE OF MUKDE... ...SPECTOR. CHAPS, xv., XVL BY DOUGLAS BLACKBURN, .... 374 A STUDY OF THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR. BY CHASSEUR. IX. THE BATTLE OF HEI-KOU-TAI. With Map, . 395... ...ged to con- sign to a violent death quite a respectable number of his fellow-creatures. Thus, at his first Wardenry Court held at Alnwick in January 1... ...ds, and many an explorer wouldhave given much to have seen half the fearsome creatures which, in defiance of the laws of geographical distri- bution, ... ...ild animal the credulous traveller mightfancy, but the non-appearance of the creatures at last excited Wil- mot's suspicions, and he ex- pressed them ... ...en of the community, and this in- deed may well carry our thoughts back to a legendary period. Sadly shattered as it is by time, and possibly by carel...

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