JAPAN: Ah, But ...

In Tokyo's Nippon Times, Poet Asataro Miyamori sang of a new Japan:

Behold! . . . We should make our fatherland

East Asia's Switzerland, A free state where equality Is enjoyed by both sexes in harmony....

In the bottomless pit Let us militarism bury. . . .

Ah, but Gods of Heaven and Earth, Do, I pray Ye, let our Imperial Family Enjoy everlasting glory And eternal prosperity.

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