Romance of Old Japan

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1917 - Legends - 444 pages
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Page 256 - WHAN that Aprille with his shoures soote The droghte of March hath perced to the roote. And bathed every veyne in swich licour, Of which vertu engendred is the flour...
Page 256 - And bathed every veyne in swich licour. Of which vertu engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his swete breeth Inspired hath in every holt and heeth The tendre croppes...
Page 257 - So long as the sun shall warm the earth, let no Christian be so bold as to come to Japan ; and let all know, that the King of Spain himself, or the Christians' God, or the great God of all, if he violate this command, shall pay for it with his head.
Page 251 - O my Jesus, Thou didst me Upon the Cross embrace; For me didst bear the nails and spear, And manifold disgrace. And griefs and torments numberless, And sweat of agony, E'en death itself ; and all for me Who was Thine enemy. Then" why, O blessed Jesus Christ, Should...
Page 251 - Not with the hope of gaining aught; Not seeking a reward : But as Thyself hast loved me, O ever-loving Lord! DUTCH REFORMED — MIDDLE COLLEGIATE E'en so I love Thee, and will love, And in Thy praise will sing ; Solely because Thou art my God, And my eternal King.
Page 351 - There shall be a perfect, permanent, and universal peace, and a sincere and cordial amity between the United States of America on the one part, and the Empire of Japan on the other part, and between their people respectively, without exception of persons or places.
Page 224 - Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
Page 159 - For your silks, to Sugarmago! For your dyes, to Isfahan! Weird fruits from the Isle o' Lamaree! But for magic merchandise, For treasure-trove and spice, Here's a catch and a carol to the great, grand Chan, The King of all the Kings across the sea!
Page 355 - And his face grew very pale When a sudden voice began Drawing nearer through the vale, Singing songs of Old Japan. SONG Satin sails in a crimson dawn Over the silky silver sea; Purple veils of the dark withdrawn; Heavens of pearl and porphyry; Purple and white in the morning light Over the water the town we knew, In tiny state, like a willow-plate, Shone, and behind it the hills were blue. There, we remembered, the shadows pass All day long like dreams in the night; There, in the meadows of dim blue...
Page 161 - In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure dome decree : Where Alph, the sacred River, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea.

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