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" ... kneeling, he bowed his forehead quite down to the ground, and so crawled backwards like a crab, without uttering one single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of this mighty monarch. "
Japan: An Account, Geographical and Historical - Page 101
by Charles MacFarlane - 1856 - 365 pages
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The lives of celebrated travellers, Volume 1

James Augustus St. John - 1831
...quite down to the ground, and so crawled backwards, like a crab, without uttering one single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of this mighty monarch." After a second audience, to which they were invited chiefly for the purpose of allowing the ladies...
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Asiatic Journal

Asia - 1839
...quite down to the ground, and so crasvled backwards like a crab, without ottering a single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of this mighty monarch. Nor are there any more ceremonies observed in the audience he gives, even to the greatest and most...
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Manners and Customs of the Japanese in the Nineteenth Century

Philipp Franz von Siebold - Japan - 1841 - 298 pages
...forehead quite down to the ground, and so crawled backward like a crab, without uttering a single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of this mighty monarch. Nor are there any other ceremonies observed in the audience he gives to the greatest and most powerful...
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Manners and Customs of the Japanese, in the Nineteenth Century

Philipp Franz von Siebold - Japan - 1841 - 423 pages
...quite down to the ground, and so crawled backwards like a crab, without uttering a single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of this mighty monarch. Nor are there any more ceremonies observed in the audience he gives, even to the greatest and most...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 38

Families - 1842
...quite down to the ground, and so crawled backwards, like a crab, without uttering one single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of this mighty monarch." After a second audience, to which they were invited, chiefly for the purpose of allowing the ladies...
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Japan: An Account, Geographical and Historical, from the Earliest Period at ...

Charles MacFarlane - Japan - 1852 - 365 pages
...quite down to the ground, and so crawled backwards, like a crab, without uttering one single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of...the more humiliation is put upon him, and the more difficulty raised in the way of the interest he is sent to represent and promote. This, quite down...
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Japan: An Account, Geographical and Historical, from the Earliest Period at ...

Charles MacFarlane - Japan - 1852 - 435 pages
...quite down to the ground, and so crawled backwards, like a crab, without uttering one single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of...the more humiliation is put upon him, and the more difficulty raised in the way of the interest he is sent to represent and promote. This, quite down...
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JAPAN: AN ACCOUNT, GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL, FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD AT ...

CHARLES MAC FARLANE, ESQ - 1852
...quite down to the ground, and so crawled backwards, like a crab, without uttering one single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of...the more humiliation is put upon him, and the more difficulty raised in the way of the interest he is sent to represent and promote. This, quite down...
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Japan: An Account, Geographical and Historical, from the Earliest Period at ...

Charles MacFarlane - Japan - 1852 - 435 pages
...a crab, without uttering one single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of thia mighty monarch." This, surely, is not the way to deal...the more humiliation is put upon him, and the more difficulty raised in the way of the interest he is sent to represent and promote. This, quite down...
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A voyage round the world, in the years 1740, 41, 42, 43, 44 (compiled by R ...

George Anson (baron.) - 1853
...quite down to the ground, and so crawled backwards like a crab, without uttering one single word. So mean and short a thing is the audience we have of this mighty monarch. Nor are there any more ceremonies observed in the audience he gives even to the greatest and most powerful...
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