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By Christina Dodd

Unique booklet: 1993

BOUND through THE KING ...

The record, signed and sealed through King Henry himself, commanded woman Juliana of Lofts to marry Raymond, count number of Avrache.

SHATTERED by means of THE prior ...

She refused, notwithstanding it was once treason to defy one's king. What guy could have her if he knew her secrets?

ONE KNIGHT could campaign FOR HIS LADY'S center ...

Yet Raymond wouldn't be denied. And whilst he got here for her, she'd examine that even the most powerful will can't withstand the softest contact.

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Hiraga Gennai (1728–1780) Botanist. Hiraga first studied medicinal herbs in Osaka but moved to Edo around 1757. There he wrote the Butsurui hinshitsu (Classification of various materials) in 1763 and two satirical novels, Nenashi-gusa (Grass without roots) and Furyu Shidoken den (Brave story of Shidoken). These novels served, in part, as the foundation for the comic literature known as kokkeibon. Hiraga performed experiments such as making asbestos cloth, thermometers, Dutch-style pottery, and static electricity.

Afterward Go-Toba was forced to live out the rest of his life in exile on Oki Island. Go-Kameyama (1347–1424) Reigned 1383–92 as the 99th emperor. As the last emperor of the Southern Court, Go-Kameyama negotiated the reunification of the Northern and Southern Courts. Under this agreement the imperial rule of Northern emperor Go-Komatsu was to be accepted, with succession alternating between the Northern and Southern lines. Upon the death of Muromachi shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, Go-Kameyama tried to ensure that the Northern Court would honor this arrangement.

After studying with the Zen monk Eisai, Dogen traveled to China and there reached enlightenment after studying Soto (in Chinese, Caodong) Zen. Returning from China, he established the Soto Zen school in Japan. Dogen’s assertions about the correctness of Soto teachings and practices angered the traditional Tendai school, and Dogen was forced to flee to Echizen, where he established the Eiheiji, a Soto temple, in 1246. Dogen’s magnum opus, Shobo genzo (Eye treasures of the right Dharma), includes instructions for his disciples as well as sermons explaining his Soto perspective.

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