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A Bride Of Japan

Auhtor: Carlton Dawe

Language: english
Published: 1898

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Review by A. Dent, November 2009


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Summary of the Book 'A Bride Of Japan':

A Bride Of Japan by Carlton Dawe. General Books publication date 2009 Original publication date 1898 Original Publisher H. S. Stone

Excerpts from the Book 'A Bride Of Japan':


... of sorrow, her brain distraught with thinking. For the happy days of childhood had passed away, and the deeper dreams of womanhood were soon to follow. ...
... it was peopled with strange shadows which moved dimly before her, she felt never a thrill of fear for his arms were about her, and not even the mighty ...
... harshly of such a sacrifice. He knew no other living soul who would do a tenth part as much for him. Would she do as much for any other man. He took ...
... women, for I don't believe they are while I admit that they are always ladylike. But as for morals-well, they have none they are simply unmoral.. Tresilian ...
... plastic mind to his requirements. Here was a chance such as came to few men. He knew she loved him, and what was almost more to the point, respected ...
... fantastic, grotesquely bedecked toy but a piece of attractive heathenism. What could she understand of the sacred pledge she was to give, the holy ...
... some of the faces were full of woe, and others shone malevolently. And for many minutes he marvelled much at the sight, and wondered who lay there ...
... watched her with but an indifferent curiosity. Some doubt as to the propriety of his wife thus posing to please him may have flashed across his mind, ...
... and Sasa-San herself confronted him in the garden. He looked, and cool as he was he could not mask the look of triumph which flashed from his pale eyes. ...
... training, all his hopes, had ended in rotten fish and chop-sticks. . Chapter Xi.CHAPTER XI. But if he had imagined his cup of bitterness was full, ...
... long known it, but never before had he possessed courage enough to admit it. And now for the first time in his life he began to neglect his business ...
... sentiment akin to his own. As he listened to her voice, looked into her eyes, he in a way forgot some of his own wretchedness. The fact that we commit ...
... prejudice, would shine in his eyes. He was not an outcast, a pariah, but a white man, a white man. He would bestir himself, arouse, shake off this ...
... the utmost catastrophe appears to be but the natural evolution of things, when no shame is capable of stirring a man's thin blood. In it he eagerly ...
... of romance had long since been drawn aside and the sordid reality of his life laid bare. He was glad that he had spoken plainly to Sasa-San, though ...
... in whom the ignorant place all their trust, and of whom the wise are more than half afraid. In those days I need not have married her. She was mine, ...
... for what.-revenge and hell. The rickshaw man, returning, found him still leaning upon the gate but with the noise of the wheels Tresilian awoke, ...
... views. First he was attracted by the very oddness of the child then was it not the link which connected him with Sasa-San. Poor little Plum-Blossom. ...
... God was against him, and it took all the good faith and cheeriness of his friend to dispel the presumptuous illusion. But Pentre, perhaps by way of atonement, ...
... which almost choked him but when the passage was clear again all he could say was, I remember, O Sasa-San.. And he looked and saw not the dying ...