A New Life of Toyotomi Hideyoshi

 
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1904 Excerpt: ... CAMP FRIVOLITIES MISINTERPRETED.-general, looking at this tomfoolery--well, what are things coming to?" One of the guards near overheard these remarks, and immediately called out:--" Who are you that speak thus?" Without the slightest fear, Motoyuki replied:--' I am Hanabusa Motoyuki, in the temporary employ of Uesugi Kagekatsu." "What do you mean by speaking in this impolite way of the action of the Government?" inquired the guard. "Are you tipsy or are you mad? I must report your conr duct to my superior officer." "Since, in time of war," replied Motoyuki, "it is the duty of generals to put a stop to all frivolities and to enforce strict attention to the business in hand, instead of asking whether I am tipsy or mad, it would be more relevant for you to ask whether the Commander of the forces is not tipsy or mad. And these barons that surround such a commander and quietly look on while he wastes his time in these frivolities--what a set of cowards they must be! Ugh! It goes through me to listen to such sounds in a war camp. I feel as if my whole soul were defiled Jay them." Thus saying, Motoyuki spat on the ground in disgust, as men do when they have Come into contact with some noxious thing, and hastily left the place. The guard hardly had patience to listen till these remarks were concluded, so insolent did they seem to him. When Motoyuki had left, he proceeded at once to his superior officer, one Nazuka Masaie, and reported what had occurred. When the theatrical entertainment was over, Masaie went to Hideyoshi and gave him an account of the conduct of Motoyuki..... i..,.;..,. / Hideyoshi was very angry, and sent off in post haste for Uesugi Kagekatsu. On his arrival, Hideyoshi sprang up, and, in a great rage, said:--" Ah! Uesugi, a man in your service c...

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