Warriors of Old Japan and Other Stories
by Yei Theodora Ozaki
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company 1909
Number of pages: 318
I have invented none of these stories. They are taken from many different sources, and in clothing them with an English dress my work has been that of adapter rather than translator. In picturesqueness of conception Japanese stories yield the palm to none. And they are rich in quaint expressions and dainty conceits.
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