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" We are told that it was the custom of the ancients, on the birth of a female child, to let it lie on the floor for the space of three days. Even in this may be seen the likening of the man to Heaven and of the woman to Earth... "
An English girl in Japan - Page 86
by Ella M. Hart Bennett - 1906 - 176 pages
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Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for ...

Basil Hall Chamberlain - Japan - 1891 - 503 pages
...is incumbent on her, in every particular, to distrust herself and to obey her husband. " We are told that it was the custom of the ancients, on the birth...let it lie on the floor for the space of three days. Even in tins may be seen the likening of the man to Heaven and of the woman to Earth ; and the custom...
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Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan, for ...

Basil Hall Chamberlain - Japan - 1891 - 503 pages
...is incumbent on her, in every particular, to distrust herself and to obey her husband. " We are told that it was the custom of the ancients, on the birth...let it lie on the floor for the space of three days. Even in this may be seen the likening of the man to Heaven and of the woman to Earth ; and the custom...
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An American Missionary in Japan

Marquis Lafayette Gordon - Missions - 1892 - 276 pages
...is incumbent on her in every particular to distrust herself, and to obey her husband." " We are told that it was the custom of the ancients, on the birth...let it lie on the floor for the space of three days. Even in this may be seen the likening of the man to heaven, and of the woman to earth ; and the custom...
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The flowery kingdom and the land of the mikado: or, China, Japan, and Corea ...

Henry Davenport Northrop, John Russell Young - China - 1894
...long to quote entire, but it is a gem worthy of the occasion. It begins with remarking: "We are told that it was the custom of the ancients, on the birth...let it lie on the floor for the space of three days. Even in this may be seen the likening of the man to heaven and the woman to earth." " Parents, teach...
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The Japs at Home

Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen - China - 1895 - 354 pages
...long to quote entire, but it is a gem worthy of the occasion. It begins with remarking: "We are told that it was the custom of the ancients, on the birth...let it lie on the floor for the space of three days. Even in this may be seen the likening of the man to heaven and the woman to earth." " Parents, teach...
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Presbyterian foreign missions: an account of the foreign missions of the ...

Robert Elliott Speer - Missions - 1901 - 296 pages
...is incumbent on her, in every particular, to distrust herself and to obey her husband. We are told that it was the custom of the ancients, on the birth...let it lie on the floor for the space of three days. Even in this may be seen the likening of the man to heaven and of the woman to earth ; and the custom...
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Women and Wisdom of Japan

Ekiken Kaibara - Women - 1905 - 64 pages
...is incumbent on her, in every particular, to distrust herself and to obey her husband. We are told that it was the custom of the ancients, on the birth...let it lie on the floor for the space of three days. Even in this may be seen the likening of the man to heaven and of the woman to earth ; and the custom...
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Forum, Volume 49

1913
...is founded upon a separation of the sexes mentally, morally and socially. In the Daigaku one reads that " it was the custom of the ancients on the birth...let it lie on the floor for the space of three days. Even in this way maybe seen the likening of the man to Heaven and of the woman to Earth." Nevertheless,...
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The Education of Women in Japan

Margaret Ernestine Burton - Women - 1914 - 268 pages
...Women are as different from men as earth is from heaven." " The Great Learning" reads: " We are told that it was the custom of the ancients, on the birth...let it lie on the floor for the space of three days. Even in this may be seen the likening of the man to Heaven, and of the woman to earth; and the custom...
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