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My woman from Tokyo
She's so good to me
Deep Purple, "Woman From Tokyo"

Roger Stone: But everybody in this family thinks it's funny to try to around Pop. [...] You, too, Edith. You give in until you get your own way.
Edith Stone: Yes dear.
Roger Stone: See what I mean?

Frey: She's the one: Charming, beautiful, dainty and warm. A free spirit with maternal instincts. I've found her. The classic Japanese beauty I've been searching for.
Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok, "Challenge of the Mystery Thief, Frey!"

"Miss Hellen," I said ernestly, ''although our women are pictured as gentle and meek and although Japanese men do not contradict it, nevertheless it is true that beneath all that gentle meekness Japanese women are like volcanos."
Daughter of the Samurai by Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto

Mother smiled. "Mrs. Newton can do many things that you don't know about," she said. "When she was first married, she lived for several years on a lonely ranch out West. One stormy night when her husband was gone she strapped that same gun around her waist and walked six miles through darkness and danger to bring help to an injured workman.''
I recalled Mrs. Newton's soft voice and gentle, almost timid manner. "After all," I said to myself, "she is like a Japanese woman!"
Daughter of the Samurai by Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto


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