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" In one corner of the space destined for the accommodation of the faithful was a low writing-desk, at which sat, or rather squatted, a lay clerk, armed with a huge pair of horn spectacles, through which he glared, goblin-like, at the people, as they came... "
Japan Today - Page 146
by James Augustin Brown Scherer - 1904 - 323 pages
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Tales of Old Japan, Volume 2

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron Redesdale - Japan - 1871
...my artist, and a scribe to take notes. We were shown into an apartment adjoining a small chapel — a room opening on to a tastily arranged garden, wealthy...distance. So soon as this was over, the lay clerk sat himself down by the hanging drum, and, to its accompaniment, began intoning the prayer, " Na Mu Miyo...
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Tales of Old Japan

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron Redesdale - Folklore - 1871
...my artist, and a scribe to take notes. We were shown into an apartment adjoining a small chapel — a room opening on to a tastily arranged garden, wealthy...distance. So soon as this was over, the lay clerk sat himself down by the hanging drum, and, to its accompaniment, began intoning the prayer, " Na Mu Miyo...
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Tales of Old Japan

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron Redesdale - Tales - 1890 - 383 pages
...my artist, and a scribe to take notes. We were shown into an apartment adjoining a small chapel — a room opening on to a tastily arranged garden, wealthy...distance. So soon as this was over, the lay clerk sat himself down by the hanging drum, and, to its accompaniment, began intoning the prayer, " Na Mu Miyo...
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Tales of Old Japan

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron Redesdale - Japan - 1908 - 383 pages
...faces, a few petty tradesmen, and half-a-dozen chubby children, perfect little models of decorum aiid devoutness. One lady there was, indeed, who seemed...distance. So soon as this was over, the lay clerk sat himself down by the hanging drum, and, to its accompaniment, began intoning the prayer, " Na Mu Miy6...
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Mitford's Japan: Memories and Recollections, 1866-1906

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron Redesdale, Hugh Cortazzi - History - 2002 - 307 pages
...dressed, and attended by a female servant; she came in with a certain little consequential rustic, and displayed some coquetry, and a very pretty bare...distance. So soon as this was over, the lay clerk sat himself down by the hanging drum, and, to its accompaniment, began intoning the prayer, 'Na Mu Miyo...
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