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Questions about the novel 'The Gate' (門 / Mon, 1910) by Natsume Sōseki. Use with the tags [natsume-soseki] and [japanese-language].

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Meaning of "they were nearly overwhelmed by the concussive stimuli"

From The Gate (1910) by Natsume Sōseki, translated by William F. Sibley (2013): For the first two or three weeks after their arrival in Tokyo the days went by in a dizzying blur. Along with the ...
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Meaning of "As much as they came to revel in their pathos..." in "The Gate" by Natsume Sōseki

From The Gate (1910) by Natsume Sōseki, translated by William F. Sibley (2013): In any case, the two of them had come this far without either sitting in a church pew or passing through a temple gate. ...
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