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    Software name: appdown
    Software type: Microsoft Framwork

    size: 784MB

    Lanuage:Englist

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      CHAPTER IX


      "'Two points on the weather bow.'


      [Pg 112]LOVERS BEHIND A SCREEN. A PAINTING ON SILK EXHIBITED AT THE TOKIO FAIR. LOVERS BEHIND A SCREEN. A PAINTING ON SILK EXHIBITED AT THE TOKIO FAIR.

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      The original plan of Tokio was that of a vast camp, and from that the city grew into its present condition. The best locations were occupied by the castles and yashikis, and the principal castle in the centre has the best place of all. Frank observed as they crossed the bridge leading into the castle-yard that the broad moat was full of lotos flowers in full bloom, and he longed to gather some of them so that he might send them home as a souvenir of the country. He had heard of the lotos as a sort of water-lily, similar in general appearance to the pond-lily of his native land. He was surprised to find a flower, eight or ten inches in diameter, growing on a strong stalk that did not float on the water, but held itself erect and far above it. The Doctor explained the matter by telling him that the Japanese lotos is unlike the Egyptian lotos, from which our ideas of that flower are derived. But the Japanese one is highly prized by the people of all ranks and classes, and it grows in abundance in all the castle-moats, and in marshy ground generally.


      She did not seem to him to be actually crying, but the ritual of crying was there, and had to be respected.

      Yes, I often thought you both extraordinarily silly, if you will have it so, he said. But I respect love.

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      WALKS AND TALKS IN TOKIO.

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      A BARBER AT WORK. A BARBER AT WORK.


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