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300 short stories:: story 147

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2018 short stories

story: Wealth and Poverty (Himpuku-ron) author: Ueda Akinari year: 1776 where: bed note: from Ugetsu Monogatari or Tales of Moonlight and Rain (Routledge Revivals) : A Complete English Version of the Eighteenth-Century Japanese Collection of Tales of the Supernatural, Routledge, 2012 a line: “If a man is idle, he can in time consume even Mt T’ai. In the end he can drink dry even the rivers and oceans.” extra line: “It’s impossible for any samurai to sleep peacefully on his pillow. […]