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The Soul of Japan
An Exposition of Japanese Thought
by Inazo Nitobe, A.M., Ph.D.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
TO MY BELOVED UNCLE
WHO TAUGHT ME TO REVERE THE PAST
TO ADMIRE THE DEEDS OF THE SAMURAI
THIS LITTLE BOOK
—ROBERT BROWNING, Bishop Blougram's Apology.
"There are, if I may so say, three powerful spirits, which have from time to time, moved on the face of the waters, and given a predominant impulse to the moral sentiments and energies of mankind. These are the spirits of liberty, of religion, and of honor."
—HALLAM, Europe in the Middle Ages.
"Chivalry is itself the poetry of life."
—SCHLEGEL, Philosophy of History.
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