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" Before the table was a hanging drum, and behind it was one of those high, back-breaking arm-chairs which adorn every Buddhist temple. In one corner of the space destined for the accommodation of the faithful was a low writing-desk, at which sat, or rather... "
Japan Today - Page 144
by James Augustin Brown Scherer - 1904 - 323 pages
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Tales of Old Japan

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron Redesdale - Japan - 1908 - 383 pages
...flowers and arabesques ; upon this stood a bell, a tray containing the rolls of the sacred books, and a small incenseburner of ancient Chinese porcelain....chubby children, perfect little models of decorum aiid devoutness. One lady there was, indeed, who seemed a little better to do in the world than the...
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Mitford's Japan: Memories and Recollections, 1866-1906

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron Redesdale, Hugh Cortazzi - History - 2002 - 307 pages
...flowers and arabesques; upon this stood a bell, a tray containing the rolls of the sacred books, and a small incense-burner of ancient Chinese porcelain....servant; she came in with a certain little consequential rustic, and displayed some coquetry, and a very pretty bare foot, as she took her place, and, pulling...
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