Manners and Customs of the Japanese: Japan and the Japanese in the Nineteenth Century. From Recent Dutch Travels, Especially the Narrative of Von Siebold

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J. Murray, 1852 - 423 pagina's
 

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Pagina 133 - Then he ordered us to take off our cappa, or cloak, being our garment of ceremony ; then to stand upright, that he might have a full view of us ; again, to walk, to stand still, to compliment each other, to dance, to jump, to play the drunkard, to speak broken Japanese, to read Dutch, to paint, to sing, to put our cloaks on and off.
Pagina 125 - Nagasaki and the chief interpreter are the only persons who accompany the opperhoefd, and give him the signal of retreat, which, like his entrance, is performed in a very stooping attitude ; so that, although the presence of numbers may be perceived, it is impossible, without violating the laws of Japanese courtesy, to look round for what should attract attention or excite curiosity.
Pagina 134 - ... of us ; again, to walk, to stand still, to compliment each other, to dance, to jump, to play the drunkard, to speak broken Japanese, to read Dutch, to paint, to sing, to put our cloaks on and off. Meanwhile we...
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