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The American Diary of a Japanese Girl by Yone Noguchi

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My eyes could express more than my English uttered in Nippon voice. My gestures helped to make my meaning plain.

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I smiled happily to the sunlight whose autumnal yellow flakes—how yellow they were!—fell upon my arm stretched to pluck a chrysanthemum.

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I delight in personifying everything as a gentleman.

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What a superb development she had in body! Her chest was abundant, her shoulders gracefully commanding. Her rather large rump, however, did not show to advantage in waving dress. Japs prefer a small one.

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Dream is no dream without silliness which is akin to poetry.

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I fancied the reason why their hats were eternally glued to their heads was because their hair was never in first-rate order for exhibition.

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I must remain an Oriental girl, like a cherry blossom smiling softly in the Spring moonlight.

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