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" There was great danger in endeavoring to escape before the wind, and in the same direction with the fire ; we therefore took a slanting direction through a street already burning, and thus succeeded, by following the flames, in gaining an open field.... "
Japan: An Account, Geographical and Historical - Page 351
by Charles MacFarlane - 1856 - 365 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 56

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1836
...burning, and thus succeeded, by following the flame, in gaining an open field called Hara. It was studded over with the standards of princes, whose palaces...heart-rending cries of the fugitive women and children.' This tire, after raging for twelve hours, was extinguished by rain. Fifty-seven palaces of princes were...
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JOHN MURRAY - 1836
...with our Dutch flags which we had used on our journey. We had now a full view of the fire, and neve* have I seen anything so terrific. The terrors of this...heart-rending cries of the fugitive women and children.' This fire, after raging for twelve hours, was extinguished by rain. Fifty-seven palaces of princes were...
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Japan: An Account, Geographical and Historical, from the Earliest Period at ...

Charles MacFarlane - Japan - 1852 - 435 pages
...the capital : " On April 22nd, 1806, at about ten in the morning, we heard that a fire had Woken out about two leagues from our lodging. We paid little...broke down under the weight of the flying multitude. sometimes boil their rice, which is the main sustenance of the natives, in the infusion or decoction...
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JAPAN: AN ACCOUNT, GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL, FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD AT ...

CHARLES MAC FARLANE, ESQ - 1852
...danger was pressing. On issuing into the street, we saw everything in a blaze. There was great clanger in endeavoring to escape before the wind, and in the...broke down under the weight of the flying multitude. sometimes boil their rice, which is the main sustenance of the natives, in the infusion or decoction...
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Japan: An Account, Geographical and Historical, from the Earliest Period at ...

Charles MacFarlane - Japan - 1852 - 435 pages
...pressing. On issuing into the street, we saw everything in a blaze. There was great danger in endeavouring to escape before the wind, and in the same direction...1,200 persons either burned to death or drowned. The IS" i pon Bas, n famous bridge, broke down under the weight of the flying multitude. TEA. " The poorer...
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Japan as it was and is

Richard Hildreth - Japan - 1855 - 576 pages
...and marked out a spot with our Dutch flags. We had now a full view of the fire, and never did I see anything so terrific. The terrors of this ocean of...heart-rending cries of the fugitive women and children." The fire raged till noon the next day, when it was extinguished by a fall of rain.* The Dutch Golownin...
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Japan: an account, geographical and historical, from the earliest period at ...

Charles MacFarlane - History - 1856 - 365 pages
...at about ten in the morning, we heard that a fire had broken out about two leagues from our Ipdging. We paid little attention to the intelligence, the...broke down under the weight of the flying multitude. " The poorer sort of people, particularly in the province of NarA, sometimes boQ their rice, which...
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Hildreth's "Japan as it was and Is": A Handbook of Old Japan, Volume 2

Richard Hildreth - Japan - 1906
...and marked out a spot with our Dutch flags. We had now a full view of the fire, and never did I see anything so terrific. The terrors of this ocean of...heart-rending cries of the fugitive women and children." The fire raged till noon the next day, when it was extinguished by a fall of rain.1 The Dutch learned...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 56

Business & Economics - 1836
...destroyed, and whose wives and children had fled thither for refuge. We followed their example,and marked out a spot with our Dutch flags which we had...heart-rending cries of the fugitive women and children.' This tire, after raging for twelve hours, was extinguished by rain. Fifty-seven palaces of princes were...
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