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" Elfish everything seems; for everything as well as everybody is small, and queer, and mysterious: the little houses under their blue roofs, the little shop-fronts hung with blue, and the smiling little people in their blue costumes. The illusion is only... "
Glimpses of unfamiliar Japan - Page 2
by Lafcadio Hearn - 1894
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Japan as Seen and Described by Famous Writers

Esther Singleton - Japan - 1904 - 372 pages
...imaginable ; and the street-vistas, as seen above the dancing white mushroomshaped hat of my sandalled runner, have an allurement of which I fancy that I...shop-signs bearing announcements in absurd attempts in English. Nevertheless such discords only serve to emphasize reality; they never materially lessen...
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The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1

Lafcadio Hearn, Elizabeth Bisland - Authors, American - 1906
..."Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan": "The first charm is intangible and volatile as a perfume. . . . Elfish everything seems ; for everything as well as...the smiling little people in their blue costumes. . . . Hokusai's own figures walking about in straw rain-coats and straw sandals bare-limbed peasants...
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The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 13, Part 1

Lafcadio Hearn, Elizabeth Bisland - 1922
...paper in "Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan": The first charm is intangible and volatile as a perfume. . . . Elfish everything seems; for everything as well as...the smiling little people in their blue costumes. . . . Hokusai's own figures walking about in straw rain-coats and straw sandals bare-limbed peasants;...
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The writings of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 13

Lafcadio Hearn, Elizabeth Bisland - 1922
...paper in "Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan": The first charm is intangible and volatile as a perfume. . . . Elfish everything seems; for everything as well as...the smiling little people in their blue costumes. . . . Hokusai's own figures walking about in straw rain-coats and straw sandals bare-limbed peasants;...
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The Grass Lark: A Study of Lafcadio Hearn

Biography & Autobiography - 362 pages
...of blue in it, through which the most distant objects appear focused with amazing sharpness. . . . The street-vistas, as seen above the dancing white...the smiling little people in their blue costumes. . . . And perhaps the supremely pleasurable impression of this morning is that produced by the singular...
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Masking Selves, Making Subjects: Japanese American Women, Identity, and the Body

Professor Traise Yamamoto - 1998 - 329 pages
...of the childlike benignity of the Japanese is the cause or the result of his romantic exoricization: Elfish everything seems; for everything as well as...the little houses under their blue roofs, the little ship-fronts hung with blue, and the smiling little people in their blue costumes. The illusion is only...
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