Page 8, The Ogres of Oyeyama

Title

Page 8, The Ogres of Oyeyama

Creator

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853 - 1938

Source

Private collection, on loan to the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives, Connecticut College

Publisher

[T. Hasegawa, Tokyo]

Date

Meiji 24, Month 7, Day 20 (July 20, 1891)

Contributor

Eitaku, Kobayashi, 1843-1890 (illustrator)

Rights

Copyright Connecticut College, 2014. For rights and reproduction requests, contact the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives at learcenter(at)conncoll(dot)edu.

Format

Image/JPEG

Language

English/Japanese

Type

Document

Identifier

Japanese Fairy Tales No. 19

Original Format

Crepe Paper

Text

Then Raiko took out a little bag of rich gold brocade, and from it drew the Mikado's order, clearly written in large letters. "I command you, Raiko to punish the ogres." When the old man had read the order he spoke thus to Raiko. "My son, only one way can you hope to fulfill this command. Your swords are powerless against these monsters, and if you trust to them alone, you will be dead men. Shutendoji, as he name truly signifies, only lives to eat and, above all, to drink. Through his love of wine shall you overcome him. Follow me."
So saying the old man led the

Files

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Citation

Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853 - 1938, “Page 8, The Ogres of Oyeyama,” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed October 7, 2022, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/830.