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" The Empire of Japan shall be reigned over and governed by a line of Emperors unbroken for ages eternal. "
Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science in the City of New York - Page 325
1916
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The Mikado: Institution and Person

William Elliot Griffis - Japan - 1915 - 346 pages
...future : Mikadoism. Standing as a portal to the national Constitution of 1889 is this declaration: "The Empire of Japan shall be reigned over and governed...by a line of Emperors unbroken for ages eternal." CHAPTER III THE STATE OR ANCESTORS? The Mikado is the living symbol of all that is glorious in the...
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The Mikado: Institution and Person

William Elliot Griffis - Japan - 1915 - 346 pages
...largely responsible, that the Constitution of 1889, so explicitly and with emphasis, declares that "the Empire of Japan shall be reigned over and governed by a line of Emperors." Mutsuhito, a true governor, lived a life of ceaseless industry in shouldering the cares of state. Nevertheless,...
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The Mikado: Institution and Person

William Elliot Griffis - Japan - 1915 - 346 pages
...largely responsible, that the Constitution of 1889, so explicitly and with emphasis, declares that "the Empire of Japan shall be reigned over and governed by a line of Emperors." Mutsuhito, a true governor, lived a life of ceaseless industry in shouldering the cares of state. Nevertheless,...
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Japan and America: A Contrast

Carl Crow - Japan - 1916 - 316 pages
...idea. The Emperor is supreme, his powers being set forth in the first part of the constitution of Japan as follows : "The Empire of Japan shall be reigned...a line of emperors unbroken for ages eternal. The Emperor is sacred and inviolable. The Emperor is the head of the Empire, combining in himself the rights...
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The Evolution of Governments and Laws: Exhibiting the Governmental ..., Volume 1

Stephen Haley Allen - Constitutional history - 1916 - 1221 pages
...convening of the Diet for which it provided. The most important provisions of the constitution are as follows: "The Empire of Japan shall be reigned...a line of Emperors unbroken for ages eternal." The succession shall be to imperial male descendants according to the imperial house law. The emperor exercises...
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Principles of Constitutional Government

Frank Johnson Goodnow - Constitutional history - 1916 - 396 pages
...the codes. APPENDIX V CONSTITUTION OF JAPAN1 (February 11, 1889) CHAPTER I. THE EMPEROR ARTICLE 1. The Empire of Japan shall be reigned over and governed by a line of emperors unbroken for ages eternal. ART. 2. The imperial throne shall be succeeded to by imperial male descendants, according to the provisions...
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Abraham Lincoln and Constitutional Government, Parts 1-2

Bartow Adolphus Ulrich - Constitutions - 1916
...untechnical language in which it appears." — WALTER FAIRLEIGH DODD. CHAPTER I. THE EMPEROR. Article 1. The Empire of Japan shall be reigned over and governed by a line of emperors unbroken for ages eternal. CHAPTER II. RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF SUBJECTS. Art. 1 8. The conditions necessary for being a Japanese...
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The Far East Unveiled: An Inner History of Events in Japan and China in the ...

Frederic Abernethy Coleman - China - 1918 - 304 pages
...government of the country and of His subjects." ARTICLE i of the Japanese Constitution provides that "The Empire of Japan shall be reigned over and governed...by a line of Emperors unbroken for ages eternal." Through the Constitution of Japan the Japanese Emperor exercises the legislative power, the executive...
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Asia: Journal of the American Asiatic Association, Volume 19

Asia - 1919
...Emperor," contains seventeen articles, only one of which, the first, is of native origin. It runs : "The empire of Japan shall be reigned over and governed...by a line of emperors unbroken for ages eternal." Here is expresed clearly the myth cherished by the Court throughout the feudal period, and except for...
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An Introduction to the Study of the Government of Modern States

William Franklin Willoughby - Political science - 1919 - 455 pages
...subjects be permitted to attempt any alteration thereof. Article I of the Constitution itself reads: The Empire of Japan shall be reigned over and governed by a line of Emperors unbroken for ages eternal. Baron Ito, in his " Commentaries on the Constitution of the Empire of Japan," explains the meaning...
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