wake up! I hate
To take my husband Ł
from the heart. In exchange
I threw away my favorite
design of changing Chinese sky ,
as well as that silk crepe
and more.The usual cash
and hairpin Ł˘
made of silver in center.
I took off
the while from my geta (clogs),
many, many things
because Dad says
The luck steps in
where many Toris (throw away, take off) are.
Ł˘¨Symbols which indicate the connection of
Ą= From Big Edo PrintsĄ
Edo was the largest city in the world at that
time with population of one million. The half of those were samurai
families. And there gathered many envoy samurais from local hans,
craftsmen and merchants, so it was a completely men's society.
In other word, it's also a seller's market for women in terms
The matchmaker expected to receive "Bu-ichi", one tenth of its
betrothal, thus there were many professional matchmakers who looked
for marriageable girls and boys to set up the marriage.