At The Mikado's Court; The Adventures Of Three American Boys In Mdern Japan

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byHenry Harrison Lewis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1907 Excerpt: ... HIS MAJESTY THE EMPEROR OF JAPAN THREE very happy boys and a sympathetic Japanese army officer occupied the special compartment of that particular train as it rolled away on its journey toward Tokyo. Wick was so overjoyed at the unexpected meeting that he hardly could contain himself, and Larry was equally happy, and immensely relieved in the bargain. As for Betty! The fat youth cheered so loud and made such a noisy demonstration that Wick threatened to throw him from the train. "Bedaddle!" said Betty with a giggle, "Larry here won't let you do it. We are chums now, and don't you forget it." Captain Komatsu entered into the spirit of the reunion with boyish abandon, and for the next half hour everybody talked at once. Wick finally succeeded in describing his adventures since leaving Betty at the Grand Hotel, then the stout boy told his story, and finally Larry completed the narration. "It's all up with the plotters now," he said gravely. "They have reached the end of their rope. Mr. Girard undoubtedly received a telegram from his confederate, who probably heard by wire from Utamaro that you had escaped. Mr. Girard will reach Tokyo on the train ahead of us, and he'll have an opportunity to get away." "Pardon me," said Captain Komatsu grimly, "but I don't think he will. Instructions have already gone to Tokyo to see that both men are arrested and held for certain investigations ordered by the proper authorities." Wick looked at the young Japanese in surprise. "Is that so?" he asked. "Then the nobleman--the gentleman I met this morning is able to give such orders?" Captain Komatsu's expressive eyes twinkled, and he concealed a smile behind his gloved hand. "I may venture to say that you have several little surprises awaiting you at Tokyo," he said. "I don't do...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1907 Excerpt: ... HIS MAJESTY THE EMPEROR OF JAPAN THREE very happy boys and a sympathetic Japanese army officer occupied the special compartment ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021772602X

ISBN - 13:9780217726023

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