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The tutor was glad and proud at the sight. His face in his drunken daze – for the Commander kept his cup filled – was awfully thin. He was too great an eccentric to have found employment commensurate with his learning, and he lived in poverty and neglect, but Genji had singled him out that way because he saw something in him. The man seemed destined for even greater things in the future…

The Tale of Genji
tr. R. Tyler, I.383 (ch. 21)


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