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  • Title: Daughters of Nijo: A Romance of Japan
  • Author: Onoto Watanna
  • ISBN: 9780217827744
  • Page: 102
  • Format: Paperback

  • Purchase of this book includes free trial access to million books where you can read than a million books for free This is an OCR edition with typos Excerpt from book CHAPTER II AN EMPEROR S PROMISE CHAPTER II An Emperor s Promise ON a cold morning in the month of January the Empress Dowager died She had returned from a ceremony of the thirtieth anniversarPurchase of this book includes free trial access to million books where you can read than a million books for free This is an OCR edition with typos Excerpt from book CHAPTER II AN EMPEROR S PROMISE CHAPTER II An Emperor s Promise ON a cold morning in the month of January the Empress Dowager died She had returned from a ceremony of the thirtieth anniversary of the death of her late consort Exhausted, broken, and ill, she had come back to her country seat, her visit to Kyoto having been too much for her strength That night messengers went in haste to the capital, and the following morning brought to the bedside of the dying Empress her son, the Emperor, and his consort All night long the little Princess Sado ko crouched in the darkness of her room alone Wide eyed and tearless, she looked out from her shoji at the ghostly snow which shroudedher beloved trees and flowers in so cold and chilly a garment, eerily touched by the moon rays She heard, without heeding, the movement and stir within the palace the muffled beat of a drum without quickly hushed Early in the gray morning the royal visitors arrived Sado ko knew that some catastrophe was about to fall upon the palace and her beloved grandmother, and so she waited through the night for the end She did not know that below in the sick chamber the heartbroken Emperor knelt on his knees by the side of his mother and besought her, like any ordinary man, to speak but one word to him, to express but one wish ere she must leave him The Dowager Empress opened her tired eyes, attempting to speak She could only murmur in the faintest of voices, so that her son scarcely caught the words Sado ko Pray thee to care for Sado ko Then her eyes closed as though the effort at speech had been too much for her, butthe Emperor knew that she heard the words he spoke into her ears Divine mother, the Princess Sado ko shall have my personal care She shall be nurtu
    Onoto Watanna
    Onoto Watanna is a pseudonym for Winnifred Eaton her maiden name or Winnifred Eaton Reeve her married name.From Onoto Watanna The Story of Winnifred Eaton In 1901, the young Winnifred Eaton arrived in New York City with literary ambitions, journalistic experience, and the manuscript for A Japanese Nightingale, the novel that would sell many thousands of copies and make her famous Hers is a real Horatio Alger story, with fascinating added dimensions of race and gender.


    Commentaires:

    Diane
    This is a lovely "prince and the pauper" story from Japan. The book is very old and difficult to come by, but I am glad I did as I enjoyed reading it.

    Katie Stoops
    An amazing story of sisters switching places and forbidden love. The best classic book I've read!

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