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Diverse Influences in the Development of a Japanese Folk Drama

Her Augustness, Heaven-Alarming-Female hanging (around her self) as a sash, the heavenly club moss of the Heavenly Mount Kagu, and making the heavenly spindletree into her head-dress, and binding the leaves of the bamboo-grass of the Heavenly Mount Kagu into posies to hold in her hands, and laying a soundingboard before the door of the Heavenly Rock-Dwelling (where the sun goddess, Heavenly-Shining-Great-August-Deity had hidden herself), and stamping till she made (the board) resound and acting as if possessed by a Deity .... Then the Plain of High Heaven shook, and the eight-hundred myriad Deities laughed together. Hereupon the Heavenly-...

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