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In the Mikado's Service; a Story of Two Battle Summers in Chin
William Elliot Griffis
No preview available - 2012
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Page 361 - But we all, with unveiled face reflecting as a mirror the glory of the Lord, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, even as from the Lord the Spirit.
Page 357 - And the parched ground shall become a pool, and the thirsty land springs of water: in the habitation of dragons, where each lay, shall be grass with reeds and rushes.
Page 101 - I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up : while I suffer thy terrors I am distracted.
Page 283 - It is because the foreign devils disturb the Middle Kingdom, Urging the people to join their religion, To turn their backs to Heaven, Venerate not the gods and forget the ancestors. Men violate the human obligations, Women commit adultery. Foreign devils are not produced by mankind. If you doubt this, Look at them carefully. The eyes of all foreign devils are bluish. No rain falls, The earth is getting dry. This is because...
Page 214 - The silv'ry dewdrops that in autumn light Upon the moors, must surely jewels be; For there they hang all over hill and lea, Strung on the threads the spiders weave so tight. Asayasu.
Page 284 - When all the military accomplishments or tactics Are fully learned It will not be difficult to exterminate the foreign devils then ; Push aside the railway tracks, Pull out the telegraph poles ; Immediately after this destroy the steamers. The great France Will fall cold and down-hearted (be vanquished). The English and Russian will certainly disperse. Let the various foreign devils All be killed.
Page 284 - Heaven. The Gods are angry. The Genii are vexed ; Both are come down from the mountains to deliver the doctrine. This is not hearsay. The practice will not be in vain. To recite incantations and pronounce magic words. Burn up the yellow written prayers ; Light incense sticks ; To invite the Gods and Genii of all the grottoes (Halls).
Page 284 - The English and Russians will certainly disperse, Let the various "Foreign Devils" all be killed. May the whole Elegant Empire of the Great Ching Dynasty be ever prosperous...
Page 238 - When o'er the land the gods held sov'reign sway, Our fathers lov'd to say That the bright gods with tender care enfold The fortunes of Japan, Blessing the land with many an holy spell : And what they lov'd to tell We of this later age ourselves do prove ; For every living man May feast his eyes on tokens of their love.