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" When no such obstacle prevents " the course of true love" from running "smooth," and a youth has fixed his affections upon a maiden of suitable condition, he declares his passion by affixing a branch of a certain shrub (the Celastrus alatus) to the house... "
An English girl in Japan - Page 80
by Ella M. Hart Bennett - 1906 - 176 pages
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Manners and Customs of the Japanese, in the Nineteenth Century

Philipp Franz von Siebold - Japan - 1841 - 423 pages
...suitable condition, he declares his passion by affixing a branch of a certain shrub (the Celastrus alatus) to the house of the damsel's parents. If the branch...the suit is rejected ; if it be accepted, so is the lover; and if the young lady wishes to express reciprocal tenderness, she forthwith blackens her teeth...
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The London and Paris ladies' magazine of fashion, ed. by mrs. Edward Thomas

Jane Thomas (née Pinhorn)
...condition, he declares his passion by affixing a branch of a certain shrub (the " Cerastrus alatus") to the house of the damsel's parents. If the branch be neglected, the suit is rejected : but if it be accepted, so is the lover ; and if the young lady wishes to express reciprocal tenderness,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 25

Periodicals - 1844
...suitable condition, he declares his passion by affixing a branch of a certain shrub (the Celastrus alatus) to the house of the damsel's parents. If the branch...the suit is rejected; if it be accepted, so is the lover; and when the young lady wishes to express reciprocal tenderness, she forthwith blackens her...
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Japan and Her People

Andrew Steinmetz - Japan - 1859 - 447 pages
...suitable condition, he declares his passion by affixing a branch of a certain shrub (the Celastrus alatus) to the house of the damsel's parents. If the branch...the suit is rejected ; if it be accepted, so is the lover ; and if the young lady wishes to express reciprocal tenderness, she forthwith blackens her teeth...
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The What-not; or Ladies' handy-book

1859
...condition, he declares his passion by affixing a branch of a certain shrub (the " Cerastrus alatus") to the house of the damsel's parents. If the branch be neglected, the suit is rejected : but if it be accepted, so is the lover i and if the young lady wishes to express reciprocal tenderness,...
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1899
...visited, and some even nursed, the sick in hospital, and employed their days making lint and bandages for use of the wounded. A Japanese courtship and wedding...is rejected ; if it be accepted, so is the suitor.' ' At the time of the marriage the bridegroom sends presents to his bride as costly as his means will...
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Literary News, Volumes 24-25

L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt - American literature - 1903
...love by fastening a branch of a certain shrub to the house of the damsel's parents. If the branch he neglected, the suit is rejected; if it be accepted, so is the suitor." At the time of the marriage the bridegroom sends presents to his bride as costly as his means will...
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Japan as Seen and Described by Famous Writers

Esther Singleton - Japan - 1904 - 372 pages
...visited, and some even nursed, the sick in hospital, and employed their days making lint and bandages for use of the wounded. A Japanese courtship and wedding...is rejected ; if it be accepted, so is the suitor." At the time of the marriage the bridegroom sends presents to his bride as costly as his means will...
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