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" East so much read of, so long dreamed of, yet, as the eyes bear witness, heretofore all unknown. There is a romance even in the first full consciousness of this rather commonplace fact; but for me this consciousness is transfigured inexpressibly by the... "
Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan - Page 2
by Lafcadio Hearn - 1894 - 699 pages
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The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 5

Lafcadio Hearn, Elizabeth Bisland - 1922
...as I can recall of it is hereafter set down. IT is with the delicious surprise of the first journey through Japanese streets — unable to make one's...air, cool with the coolness of Japanese spring and wind- waves from the snowy cone of Fuji; a charm perhaps due rather to softest lucidity than to any...
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The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 5

Lafcadio Hearn, Elizabeth Bisland - 1922
...as I can recall of it is hereafter set down. IT is with the delicious surprise of the first journey through Japanese streets — unable to make one's...air, cool with the coolness of Japanese spring and wind- waves from the snowy cone of Fuji; a charm perhaps due rather to softest lucidity than to any...
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A Fantastic Journey: The Life and Literature of Lafcadio Hearn

Paul Murray - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 379 pages
...the real sensation of being in the Orient, in this Far East so much read of, so long dreamed of. . .There is a romance even in the first full consciousness...due rather to softest lucidity than to any positive tone,-an atmospheric limpidity extraordinary, with only a suggestion of blue in it, through which the...
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The Rough Guide to Japan

Jan Dodd, Simon Richmond - Travel - 2001 - 938 pages
...capture the golden sunset behind Yome-ga-shima, a tiny pine-studded island in the lake. LAFCADIO HEARN "There is some charm unutterable in the morning air,...spring and wind-waves from the snowy cone of Fuji... " I,afcadio Hearn, My First Day in the Orient From the moment he set foot in the country, the journalist...
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