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Excerpt: ...and not for women? I told him it was proper for neither, it was a very common word, and I saw that he erased it from his note-book. At first he always used fellows for men, as, Will you have one or two FELLOWS for your kuruma? FELLOWS and women. At last he called the Chief Physician of the hospital here a FELLOW, on which I told him that it was slightly slangy, and at least colloquial, and for two days he has scrupulously spoken of man and men. To-day he brought a boy with very sore eyes to see me, on which I exclaimed, Poor little fellow! and this evening he said, You called that boy a fellow, I thought it was a bad word! The habits of many of the Yokohama foreigners have helped to obliterate any distinctions between right and wrong, if he ever made any. If he wishes to tell me that he has seen a very tipsy man, he always says he has seen a fellow as drunk as an Englishman. At Nikko I asked him how many legal wives a man could have in Japan, and he replied, Only one lawful one, but as many others (mekake) as he can support, just as Englishmen have. He never forgets a correction. Till I told him it was slangy he always spoke of inebriated people as tight, and when I gave him the words tipsy, drunk, intoxicated, he asked me which one would use in writing good English, and since then he has always spoken of people as intoxicated. He naturally likes large towns, and tries to deter me from taking the unbeaten tracks, which I prefer-but when he finds me immovable, always concludes his arguments with the same formula, Well, of course you can do as you like; it''s all the same to me. I do not think he cheats me to any extent. Board, lodging, and travelling expenses for us both are about 6s. 6d. a day, and about 2s. 6d. when we are stationary, and this includes all gratuities and extras. True, the board and lodging consist of tea, rice, and eggs, a copper basin of water, an andon and an empty room, for, though there are plenty... Isabella Lucy Bird, Books, Fiction and Literature, Unbeaten Tracks In Japan Books>Fiction and Literature, General Books LLC

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781153741804
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1153741806
Paperback
Publishing year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
188 Pages
Weight: 0,281 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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1-153-74180-6, 978-1-153-74180-4


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