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" A Japanese lady reminds me of a delicate sea-anemone which, at the first approach of a rough hand, shrinks into itself, avoiding contact with the practical hardness of everyday life. She is almost morbidly sensitive, but her natural pride and politeness... "
An English girl in Japan - Page 67
by Ella M. Hart Bennett - 1906 - 176 pages
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the cornhill magazine

1899
...perhaps, in the world does one find a more ideal ' lady ' than amongst the wives and daughters of ' fair Japonica.' A Japanese lady reminds me of a delicate...build than a European. Many are distinctly pretty when yoxmg, but they age very quickly, and with their youth every vestige of good looks departs. Their complexions...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 6

George Smith - Literary Criticism - 1899
...Nowhere, perhaps, in the world does one find a more ideal 'lady' than amongst the wives and daughters of 'fair Japonica.' A Japanese lady reminds me of a delicate...but their faces are generally thickly painted and powdered, a hard line round the neck showing the point where art stops and nature begins. Beauty, from...
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