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Isabella L. Bird

Comely Kine - Japanese Criticism on a Foreign Usage - A Pleasant Halt - Renewed Courtesies - The Plain of Yonezawa - A Curious Mistake- -The Mother's Memorial - Arrival at Komatsu - Stately Accommodation - A Vicious Horse - An Asiatic Arcadia - A Fashionable Watering-place - A Belle - "Godowns."

KAMINOYAMA.

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 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.

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.

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.

Ito's Delinquency - "Missionary Manners" - A Predicted Failure.

HAKODATE, YEZO.

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