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Isabella L. Bird

A Group of Fathers - The Lebunge Ainos - The Salisburia adiantifolia- -A Family Group - The Missing Link - Oshamambe - Disorderly Horses - The River Yurapu - The Seaside - Aino Canoes - The Last Morning - Dodging Europeans.

HAKODATE, September 12.

A Coolie falls ill - Peasant Costume - Varieties in Threshing - The Tochigi yadoya - Farming Villages - A Beautiful Region - An In Memoriam Avenue - A Doll's Street - Nikko - The Journey's End - Coolie Kindliness.

Prosperity - Convict Labour - A New Bridge - Yamagata - Intoxicating Forgeries - The Government Buildings - Bad Manners - Snow Mountains - A Wretched Town.

KANAYAMA, July 16.

A Hard Day's Journey - An Overturn - Nearing the Ocean - Joyful Excitement - Universal Greyness - Inopportune Policemen - A Stormy Voyage - A Wild Welcome - A Windy Landing - The Journey's End.

HAKODATE, YEZO, August, 1878.

Pleasant Last Impressions - The Japanese Junk - Ito Disappears - My Letter of Thanks.

HAKODATE, YEZO, September 14, 1878.

A Japanese Idyll - Musical Stillness -My Rooms - Floral Decorations- -Kanaya and his Household - Table Equipments.

KANAYA'S, NIKKO, June 15.

The Effect of a Chicken - Poor Fare - Slow Travelling - Objects of Interest - Kak'ke - The Fatal Close - A Great Fire - Security of the Kuras.

SHINGOJI, July 21.

Form and Colour - A Windy Capital - Eccentricities in House Roofs.

HAKODATE, YEZO, August 13, 1878

Pleasant Prospects - A Miserable Disappointment - Caught in a Typhoon - A Dense Fog - Alarmist Rumours - A Welcome at Tokiyo - The Last of the Mutineers.

H. B. M.'s LEGATION, YEDO, September 21.

The Beauties of Nikko - The Burial of Iyeyasu - The Approach to the Great Shrines - The Yomei Gate - Gorgeous Decorations - Simplicity of the Mausoleum - The Shrine of Iyemitsu - Religious Art of Japan and India - An Earthquake - Beauties of Wood-carving.

KANAYA'S, NIKKO, June 21.

I have been at Nikko for nine days, and am therefore entitled to use the word "Kek'ko!"

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