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OF THE COVNTLESS GODS
BY JOHN LUTHER LONG
WITH A PICTURE AND JAPANESE SPATTER TINT DECORATIONS
BY CHARLES S. CHAPMAN
I. THE GOD JODIN
Around and Ce gorple, both to close this. Marubushu San meant Miss Lemon,
KIMO Chugori were going the
The solemn young acolyte understood
and it was the name of a goat tethered in a remote part of the temple gardens.
But now they were come before the god Jodin, and both suddenly stood fast; for there lay a young girl, with her forehead to the lacquered floor. She was not dead,
it for the night and to retrieve those things which worshipers had lost or forgotten.
The student-priest was a pace in advance of the old bonze with a lantern, which he held close to the shining floor. Precisely before Benten, goddess of beauty, he picked up a splendid tortoise-shell thing half as long as an arm, and passed it to the keeper-priest.
"Hair-pins and a woman!" laughed the bonze, in the phrase of the proverb. "Never one without the other."
Before Kwannon lay a lacquered geta. "A geisha," said the priest, shaking his wise head, "and one who has an affection greater than for parent-or mother-inlaw; for only such could walk on one foot, forgetting that she has two."
The serious boy could not entirely understand this humor.
"Last great moon," the old bonze went on, "a woman forgot her child.”
"Oh," cried the boy, "and it died because you could not feed it?"
that they knew at once, though this had happened in the temple, for they could hear some words of a prayer."
"Namu amida, Jodin . legs-" The two sat quietly down to wait for the ending of the prayer. This was Jap
"It is certain," whispered the boy, "that she does not pray for her own legs," pointing to them seriously.
The keeper smiled and nodded.
These supple young members were serving the girl perfectly as she bowed and rose upon them, always murmuring her prayer.
And though the priest and his attendant sat patiently for many minutes, they might as well not have been there so far as the girl was concerned. It is the Japanese
"What of Marubushu-San?" laughed way in the temple: one who ought not to the elder. be there is not.
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