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" ... people, she should go but sparingly till she has reached the age of forty. She must not let herself be led astray by mediums and divineresses, and enter into an irreverent familiarity with the gods, neither should she be constantly occupied in praying.... "
The Flowery Kingdom and the Land of the Mikado: Or, China, Japan, and Corea ... - Page 484
1894 - 624 pages
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the royal asiatic society

edward thomas - 1879
...life-long duty of a woman is obedience," and, further, that if she satisfactorily performs her duties as a human being, she may let prayer alone without ceasing to enjoy the Divine protection. Mr. Chamberlain then adds some Japanese stories bearing upon the main subject of his paper. In his...
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Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for ...

Basil Hall Chamberlain - Japan - 1908 - 552 pages
...neither should she be constantly occupied in praying. If only she satisfactorily perform her duties as a human being, she may let prayer alone without ceasing...her husband's household in proper order. If the wife he evil and profligate, the house is ruined. In everything she must avoid extravagance, and both with...
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Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for ...

Basil Hall Chamberlain - Japan - 1905 - 552 pages
...neither should she be constantly occupied in praying. If only she satisfactorily perform her duties aŤ a human being, she may let prayer alone without ceasing...divine protection. " In her capacity of wife, she most keep her husbands household in pror.er order. If the wife be evil and profligate, the house is...
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The Education of Women in Japan

Margaret Ernestine Burton - Women - 1914 - 268 pages
...neither should she be constantly occupied in praying. If only she satisfactorily performs her duties as a human being, she may let prayer alone without ceasing to enjoy the divine protection." In view of such estimates of the character and ability of women it was inevitable that little emphasis...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Asia - 1879
...life-long duty of a woman is obedience," and, further, that if she satisfactorily performs her duties as a human being, she may let prayer alone without ceasing to enjoy the Divine protection. Mr. Chamberlain then adds some Japanese stories bearing upon the main subject of his paper. In his...
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Women in Changing Japan

Joyce Lebra-Chapman, Joy Paulson, Elizabeth Powers - Women - 1978 - 322 pages
...her extreme "stupidity," the wife is given the responsibility for the household. "In her capacity as wife, she must keep her husband's household in proper...wife be evil and profligate, the house is ruined. '^7 Women were encouraged to remain within the home, even to the extent of foregoing religious participation....
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Tokugawa Religion

Robert N. Bellah - Religion - 2008 - 272 pages
...overmuch, nor must she feed her eyes and ears with theatrical performances, ditties, and ballads. . . . In her capacity of wife, she must keep her husband's...station in life, and never give way to luxury and pride.29 To the extent that the samurai lived up to their code as it can be reconstructed from various...
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Fishing Villages in Tokugawa, Japan

Arne Kalland - History - 1995 - 355 pages
...religious act. Tf only she satisfactorily performs her duties as a human being', says Kaibara Ekken, 'she may let prayer alone without ceasing to enjoy the divine protection' (Chamberlain 1971:505l. Kaibara wrote for women but it was equally true for men. It was hard work and...
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