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  • proper noun obsolete Tokyo

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Examples

  • "Story of a Typhoon," "Sakaicho, Hona Asi and Hakadaki," "A Night's Swim in Yeddo Bay," and "O Haru" are drawn from his seven-month voyage on the sealing schooner Sophia Sutherland in 1893.

    The woe of an aspiring genius.

  • "In Yeddo Bay" (St. Nicholas, February 1903), is an amplification of "A Night's Swim in Yeddo Bay" The (Oakland) High School Aegis, May 27, 1895, with Alf Davis, a 16-year-old merchant sailor, replacing Long Charley, the grizzled seaman of the Aegis version, and with the story taking on an submerged theme of Anglo-Saxon supremacy.

    “. . .all his race rose up before him in a mighty phantasmagoria. . .”

  • "A Night's Swim in Yeddo Bay" (Aegis, 27 May 1895) is a solid tale told in a Yokohama saloon by Long Charlie, a grizzled merchant seaman, on how he got drunk and swam a mile out to his ship.

    The woe of an aspiring genius.

  • So, when we who hailed from Yeddo Bay rose in the night and took the guns from the guards, we went to the north.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • One had shipped from Yeddo as captain, and he knew in his head the lay of the great lands, and of the place where men may cross from one to the other on the ice.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • The men by Yeddo Bay had met from the ends of the earth, and had neither gods nor homes, sailing under the flag of the Japanese.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • So, when we who hailed from Yeddo Bay rose in the night and took the guns from the guards, we went to the north.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • The men by Yeddo Bay had met from the ends of the earth, and had neither gods nor homes, sailing under the flag of the Japanese.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • One had shipped from Yeddo as captain, and he knew in his head the lay of the great lands, and of the place where men may cross from one to the other on the ice.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • In writing of these cruises he was returning to his earliest theme: Pacific travel and adventure -- written in "Story of a Typhoon off the Coast of Japan," "Bonin Islands," and "In Yeddo Bay."

    JACK LONDON: THE VARIABLE IN MY LIFE

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