JAPAN: Trembles

The Emperor trembled; the Regent trembled; the Empress trembled; the Crown Princess trembled; the Court trembled; the Cabinet trembled; the Diet trembled; the Japanese trembled; the Europeans trembled; the very buildings trembled; even the trees trembled ; the sea trembled; boats trembled; docks trembled — Mother Earth was angry, shook Tokyo in "one of the most severe earthquakes since the disaster of September last year." One house collapsed.

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