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Page 369 - The Governments of Great Britain and Japan, actuated solely by a desire to maintain the status quo and general peace in the extreme East, being moreover specially interested in maintaining the independence and territorial integrity of the Empire of China and the Empire of Korea, and in securing equal opportunities in those countries for the commerce and industry of all nations, hereby agree as follows : Article I.
Page 142 - Nakatomi no Kamako no Muraji was a man of an upright and loyal character and of a reforming disposition. He was indignant with Soga no Iruka for breaking down the order of Prince and Vassal, of Senior and Junior, and cherishing veiled designs upon the State.
Page 262 - The Emperor is the head of the Empire, combining in Himself the rights of sovereignty, and exercises them, according to the provisions of the present Constitution.
Page 410 - The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below. If another user places a recall for this item, the borrower will be notified of the need for an earlier return. Non-receipt of overdue notices does not exempt the borrower from overdue fines. Andover- Harvard Theological Library Cambridge, MA 02138 617-495-5788 Please handle with care.
Page 346 - State; and thus guard and maintain the prosperity of Our Imperial Throne coeval with heaven and earth. So shall ye be not only Our good and faithful subjects but render illustrious the best traditions of your forefathers.
Page 246 - Ferdinand' Mendez Pinto was but a type of thee, thou liar of the first magnitude.
Page 225 - Shogun, the society of the new military capital of Kamakura was in a state of not very stable equilibrium. No doubt the peasantry throughout the empire were content, for the taxes had been lightened. Formerly the farmer had to give up seven-tenths of the annual produce of his land in payment of taxes, Imperial and provincial ; the Hojo reduced the rate to one-half.
Page 1 - The archipelago was first of all inhabited by a race common to both Europe and Asia. White men, belonging to the great Aryan family and speaking a language akin to the Indo-Germanic tongues, were the first "Japanese," who are a composite, and not a pure "Mongolian