Animals: Samisentiment

Curls of scented smoke arose last week before a brand new bronze statue in the Kuonji temple gardens of Yamanashi Prefecture, 70 mi. from Tokyo. Musical instrument dealers bought bowls of sacred rice, hoped business would be better. Foreigners inspected the statue with interest. They saw a heroic bronze figure in the robes of a Buddhist priest but with the head of a large shaggy dog. In his lap rested a Buddhist nun with the head of a cat. Balanced precariously on top of the dog-headed priest was a little figure of...

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