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The Heart of Nami-San; (Hototogisu) a Story of War, Intrigue and Love (Paperback) Loot Price: R309
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The Heart of Nami-San; (Hototogisu) a Story of War, Intrigue and Love (Paperback): Anonymous, Kenjir Tokutomi

The Heart of Nami-San; (Hototogisu) a Story of War, Intrigue and Love (Paperback)

Anonymous, Kenjir Tokutomi; Created by General Books

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...and so forth." Chijiwa, laughing, interrupted her complaints. "But, my dear aunt, it can't be otherwise. The love of a husband for his wife can never be too great. Takeo's preoccupation with his wife is worthy of the highest praise." "Not to my way of thinking. Do you call it right to disobey one's parents because of a wife's illness?" Chijiwa sighed. "How rapidly things have changed It seems to me only yesterday that Takeo was married, and you were so happy Today the crucial moment in the fate of the house of Kawashima has arrived For good or evil You feel no particular sympathy for Nami's parents, do you?" "How could I? What have I ever received from them? I was favored with a more or less formal visit from the proud lady, who brought me an insignificant gift.... and that's no token of a very notable deference. We 've been visited two or three times by the Katos.... but...." Chijiwa again sighed deeply and said, with an expression of scorn, "In such a circumstance as this, Nami's parents ought to do something to alleviate our grief How can they look on so indifferently and abandon that sick woman to our care The world is too selfish... That's all " "Without a doubt." "But Takeo's health must be our first concern. If what we fear should ever come about.... it is the end of the house of Kawashima The disease can show up at any time. What's to be done? Nothing. Since they're man and wife it's impossible to separate them " "That is so. It's impossible." "But it's the duty of parents sometimes to take their children off the paths that they have chosen. Often the punishment is inflicted exclusively for the future good of the children themselves. Even if the children at first seem to give themselves up to despair, after a time they become...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Anonymous • Kenjir Tokutomi
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-19749-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-19749-1
Barcode: 9781151197498

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