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Isabella L. Bird

A Parting Gift - A Delicacy - Generosity - A Seaside Village - Pipichari's Advice - A Drunken Revel - Ito's Prophecies - The Kocho's Illness - Patent Medicines.

SARUFUTO, YEZO, August 27.

Sir Harry Parkes - An "Ambassador's Carriage" - Cart Coolies.

YOKOHAMA, May 22.

An Infamous Road - Monotonous Greenery - Abysmal Dirt - Low Lives - The Tsugawa Yadoya - Politeness - A Shipping Port - A Barbarian Devil.

TSUGAWA, July 2.

Torrents of Rain - An unpleasant Detention - Devastations produced by Floods - The Yadate Pass - The Force of Water - Difficulties thicken - A Primitive Yadoya - The Water rises.

IKARIGASEKI, AOMORI KEN, August 2.

A Welcome Gift - Recent Changes - Volcanic Phenomena - Interesting Tufa Cones - Semi-strangulation - A Fall into a Bear-trap - The Shiraoi Ainos - Horsebreaking and Cruelty.

OLD MORORAN, VOLCANO BAY, YEZO, September 2.

Yedo and Tokiyo - The Yokohama Railroad - The Effect of Misfits - The Plain of Yedo - Personal Peculiarities - First Impressions of Tokiyo- -H. B. M.'s Legation - An English Home.

H.B.M.'s LEGATION, YEDO, May 24.

A Hurry - The Tsugawa Packet-boat - Running the Rapids - Fantastic Scenery - The River-life - Vineyards - Drying Barley - Summer Silence - The Outskirts of Niigata - The Church Mission House.

NIIGATA, July 4.

Scanty Resources - Japanese Children - Children's Games - A Sagacious Example - A Kite Competition - Personal Privations.

IKARIGASEKI.

The Universal Language - The Yezo Corrals - A "Typhoon Rain" - Difficult Tracks - An Unenviable Ride - Drying Clothes - A Woman's Remorse.

"John Chinaman" - Engaging a Servant - First Impressions of Ito - A Solemn Contract - The Food Question.

H.B.M.'s LEGATION, YEDO, June 7.

I went to Yokohama for a week to visit Dr. and Mrs. Hepburn on the Bluff. Bishop and Mrs. Burdon of Hong Kong were also guests, and it was very pleasant.

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