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" With these words she flung herself head foremost from the housetop and broke her neck. The culprit was instantly pursued, but escaped, only, however, to commit ' hara-kiri ' — the honourable despatch — by the dead body of the unfortunate lady whom... "
An English girl in Japan - Page 77
by Ella M. Hart Bennett - 1906 - 176 pages
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the cornhill magazine

1899
...present protested against the idea of punishing her for another's crime, and her husband assured hex he loved her none the less for what had happened....and exposed to every possible peril in that deadly land, his wife was asked if she was not terribly anxious as to her husband's safety. ' Oh no,' she...
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Japan as Seen and Described by Famous Writers

Esther Singleton - Japan - 1904 - 372 pages
...think what physical trials and dangers these fragile little creatures will undergo in an emergency. From her youth a Japanese lady is taught to control...point of view, the very highest mark of good breeding. The social position of Japanese women has very much changed for the better during the last few years,...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 6

George Smith - Literary Criticism - 1899
...instantly pursued, but escaped, only, however, to commit ' hara-kiri'—the honourable despatch—by the dead body of the unfortunate lady whom he had...and exposed to every possible peril in that deadly land, his wife was asked if she was not terribly anxious as to her husband's safety. ' Oh no,' she...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 6

George Smith - Literary Criticism - 1899
...instantly pursued, but escaped, only, however, to commit ' hara-kiri'—the honourable despatch—by the dead body of the unfortunate lady whom he had...and exposed to every possible peril in that deadly land, his wife was asked if she was not terribly anxious as to her husband's safety. ' Oh no,' she...
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