Meiji period, dated 1876 / Book, ink on paper

A book on morals written by Suzuki's father Ryōjun (1822-76) for his children. As in Eisei jūnijika, each verse consists of twelve syllables. It starts, "Konomi-nikumu no magokoro wa ten no tamawaru tokoro nite (Pure-hearted likes and dislikes are gifts from heaven.)" This book is based on Taizō Abe's translation of American moral philosopher Francis Wayland's Elements of Moral Science. The Suzuki children would apparently recite this book every morning as well. Daisetz stored it along with Eisei jūnijika in a paulownia-wood box.

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