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 Hundreds of little men, dressed just like Japanese warriors, but only about one inch high, were dancing all around her pillow. They wore the same kind of dress her husband wore on holidays, - (Kamishimo, a long robe with square shoulders), - and their hair was tied up in knots, and each wore two tiny swords. They all looked at her as they danced, and laughed, and they all sang the same song, over and over again, -

"Chin-chin Kobakama,

Yomo fuké soro, -
Oshizumare, Hime-gimi! -
Ya ton ton!" -

Which meant: - "We are the Chin-chin Kobakama: -

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