Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan

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Asiatic Society of Japan., 1891 - Japan
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Catalogue of the library of the Society, in v. 47.
 

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Page xxxvi - IX. There shall be a Standing Committee entitled the Publication Committee and composed of the Secretaries, the Librarian, and any Members appointed by the Council. It shall ordinarily be presided over by the Corresponding Secretary. It shall carry through the publication of the Transactions of the Society, and the re-issue of Parts out of print. It shall report periodically to the Council and act under its authority. It shall audit the accounts for printing the Transactions. It shall not allow authors'...
Page 18 - What the Great Learning teaches, is — to illustrate illustrious virtue ; to renovate the people ; and to rest in the highest excellence.
Page xxxvii - Meeting or give notice to the Recording Secretary that he will be absent ; 4. Notify new Officers and Members of Council of their appointment and send them each a copy of the ByLaws ; 5. Notify...
Page xxxv - V. The Order of Business at General Meetings shall be : — (1) Action on the Minutes of the last Meeting ; (2) Communications from the Council; (3) Miscellaneous Business; (4) The Reading and Discussion of papers. The above order shall be observed except when the Chairman shall rule otherwise. At Annual Meetings the Order of Business shall include, in addition to the foregoing matters : — (5) The Reading of the Council's Annual Report and...
Page xxxiii - Transactions of the Society shall contain:— (1) Such papers and notes read before the Society as the Council shall...
Page 287 - It is played with an up stroke of an ivory cylindrical tsitine held between the thumb and the first finger of the right hand, striking near the bridge ; the notes are produced by placing a heavy ivory cylinder, 2^ inches long, and worn on the second finger of the left hand, on different parts of the string; small white spots painted on the body of the instrument indicate the proper position for the cylinder to rest on the string. It is tuned to F:jf, the second string of the koto, and fundamental...
Page 59 - The time of the annual payment of the rice at the collectors' storehouses, where each farmer's rice was submitted to inspection, instead of being an occasion of sorrow and irritation, was more like a fair where each vied with the other in presenting for official inspection the best return of rice. It was always a source of mortification for any one when his rice was rejected or declared improperly cleaned for market. Prizes were awarded for the best quality and yield, which stimulated the farmers...
Page xxxii - ... rendered eminent service to New Mexico and others who have, by published work, contributed to the historical literature of New Mexico or the Southwest, may become Honorary Life Members upon being recommended by the Executive Council and elected by the Society. Article 4. Officers. The elective officers of the Society shall be a president, two vice-presidents, a corresponding secretary and treasurer, and a recording secretary; and these five officers shall constitute the Executive Council with...
Page xl - Seoul, to which may be addressed all letters and parcels not sent to the private address of the Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer or Librarian. Art. XVI The Library shall be open to Members for consultation during the day, the keys of the...
Page 28 - In other countries," says Mr. Nose Ei, " ethical diction is derived from sacred writings. The terms in vogue in China came from the classics ; those of Europe from the Bible ; those of India and Turkey from the Koran or Buddhist scriptures ; but in Japan the words which are best known as expressive of moral states, actions, and feelings are, with few exceptions, purely native, and have no connection with any religious creed whatever. Mr. Nose Ei gives the following specimens of such words...

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