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  • So as a novice in "Mikado" you did remarkably well.

    mauvais perdant - French Word-A-Day

  • Synopsis: Ryuugamine Mikado is a boy who longs for the exciting life of the big city.

    Anime Preview: Winter 2009/2010 « Undercover

  • Then we found a game called Mikado where you spill loads of wooden sticks everywhere then try to pick them up without moving another one.

    sheepdip Diary Entry

  • And that evening his mother was pleased to hear him whistling softly an air from the "Mikado" -- he had not whistled before in weeks.

    The Faith Doctor A Story of New York

  • Directed by Chil Kong, a delightful new movie entitled The Mikado Project does a beautiful job of showing just how important that kind of seed money and validation can be.

    George Heymont: The Mikado Project (Trouble In Titipu)

  • The Mikado is a Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera set in Japan.

    mostly good girls

  • In fact, in spite of the comparatively lifeless show put up by Moira Malley, and the fact that she was in tears at the fall of the curtain, the production of The Mikado was the most outstandingly successful production the school Musical, Operatic and Dramatic Society had ever staged.

    Death at the Opera

  • Similarly, in 645 A.D., what was done about the Mikado was a return to the past, but what was done in the way of spreading Chinese civilization was just the opposite.

    The Problem of China

  • Filial piety is the basis, and includes patriotism, because the Mikado is the father of his people.

    The Problem of China

  • Japanese school and are taught that the Mikado is a divinity and a direct descendant of the Sun God.

    The Pride of Palomar

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