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  • Shogunate and seized in one fell swoop the scientific knowledge and culture of the Occident, is already today showing what wisdom she has acquired in the production of surplus value, and is preparing herself that she may tomorrow play the part to Asia that England did to Europe one hundred years ago.

    The Question of the Maximum

  • My reasons for thinking our story not imported from the Occident are the differences in beginning, middle, and end between it and the European versions cited by Bolte-Polívka (loc. cit.).

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • The hail-fellow-well-met characteristic of the Occident is a feature of its individualism, that could not come into being in a feudal civilization in which every respectable man carried two swords with which to take instant vengeance on whoever should malign or doubt him.

    Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic

  • Occident, which is doubtless a much later form of the tale, though ascribed to Hesiod.

    Homer's Odyssey A Commentary

  • Of the rude and aggressive form of scepticism so common in the Occident, which is the natural reaction after sudden emancipation from superstitious belief, I find no trace among my students.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan Second Series

  • "Occident," which he left in 1967, he founded his own movement,

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  • Kaname is of the mind that men in the Occident have the advantage of high-minded ideals of women uncommon in the Orient.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • The sinuous oboe line commencing Ravel's "Schéhérazade" exemplifies this, as does Saint-Saëns's equally sinuous "Orient" theme in "Orient et Occident."

    Go East, Monsieur

  • This revelation about the new plant to enrich uranium, it extends the history of Tehran of hiding sensitive nuclear plans of UN inspectors and give more ammunition to the Occident to study the adoption of tougher sanctions against Iran.

    Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 09/25/09

  • This revelation about the new plant to enrich uranium give more ammunition to the Occident to study the adoption of tougher sanctions against Iran.

    Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 09/25/09

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