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The Bearded Foreigner
Music: Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky
A Japanese swordsman confronts a Russian monk for... actually, he’s not really quite sure.

IN 1860, the Russian consul in Japan wrote home to St Petersburg asking for a missionary to come to Hakodate. The man they sent was a newly ordained priest-monk, Nicholas Kasatkin.

Nicholas spent fourteen hours a day mastering Japanese language and culture by listening to storytellers and Buddhist preachers on the streets of Hakodate.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Right. Rite. Write.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: School. Force. Man.

Use together in one sentence: Man. Ordain. Society.

More games: Précis. Sevens. Jigsaw. Confusables. Spinner. Opposites. Verb or Noun? Active or Passive? Subject and Object. Adjectives. Word Classes.

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