Sunrise Stories: A Glance at the Literature of Japan

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1896 - 281 страници

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Страница 78 - THE EXILE. All alone, I sang— 'Til sickness came upon me, In my little den, Warmed with a stick of charcoal. Now the exile fain Would to his own land turn, But, still, the wind blows onward. Pleasant
Страница 28 - To the Western reader nothing is stranger than the constant outcropping of Shinto sentiments in the writings of professed Buddhists. In so far as regards the peculiar type of patriotism which is the essence of
Страница 78 - to wake, Although from pleasant slumber, With the joyous sound. The sound of water rushing 'Gainst the speedy ship, To see the bright waves pass, The dear, dark hills draw nearer
Страница 28 - Shinto stood as a rock in the flood of new beliefs, neither submerged nor swept away, as were, at the same period, the pagan faiths of Western Europe.
Страница 154 - for the night; but it fitted him as the cocoon fits the silkworm. Other houses are constructed to suit everybody but their owners; family and servants, even horses and cattle, have their share in them, but his was built for him alone. Having chosen a permanent site, he had added a few conveniences. A bamboo mat, supported from
Страница 277 - A readiness to take the higher way and to show it to others, and a proneness to relieve the springs of action, thought, and feeling of all unnecessary weight, are the leading characteristics of the Japanese, as shown both in their literature and in their history.
Страница 3 - dancers may still be seen circling with waving arms in the dance of Thanksgiving under the harvest moon; and, on the festival of the dead, white-robed girls, issuing from the cemetery, perform the dance of the Ghosts. At the temple of the Green Lotus, in Kioto,
Страница 155 - the southern side of the hut, served as an awning under which to take the air. A shelf attached to the inner wall held an image of Buddha, placed where the morning sun might strike upon its forehead. Pictures of Fugen and