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Kibun Daizin (Paperback): Gensai Murai
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER IV THE TABLES TURNED D UNKICHI, with the help of a few others, set the boat up, and, bailing the water out, got in and went out again to sea. Putting a rope round the body of the shark, which was being tossed about by the waves, they drew it close to the foot of the bluff. While Bunkichi by himself rowed back home, the young men dragged the dead monster along the coast toward the Daikokuya. The crowd on the bank applied themselves as one man to the task, and got hold of the rope, and the shark was finally landed. Amusing it was to see that old woman pull hard along with the rest. After this heroic deed the reputation of Bunkichi spread through the length and breadth of Kumano town, and he was nicknamed as the Wanizame-Kozo, or Shark- Boy; but who started the name no one can tell. His exploit, however, was soon carried to the ear of Odaikanf and this great person himself came down to the shore and made a thorough inspection of the monster. Ten pieces of silver were awarded by the lord of the province to Bunkichi in recognition of his noble services in putting a stop to the scourge of the town. The master was proud of Bunkichi, and the town people rejoiced at his good fortune. The size of the shark which the lad killed was more than three ken, or some eighteen feet in length, and its skin was so hard that the sharpest sword could not pierce it. The dealers in swords vied with one another in the offers they made the master for the skin, for they knew it would make an excellent binding for sword-hilts. Bunkichi asked hismaster to sell it, and the transcation was soon made, and the master handed over the whole of the price to Bunkichi as the fruit of his brave deed. The lad would not even touch it. He had heard, he said, that the fishermen in the neighbourhood, fro...


Imprint: Bcr (Bibliographical Center for Research)
Country of origin: United States
Release date: December 2009
First published: December 2009
Authors: Gensai Murai
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 178
ISBN-13: 978-1-117-48392-4
Barcode: 9781117483924
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
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LSN: 1-117-48392-4

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