One was a 19-year-old student at Meiji University and the other a 28-year old man in Fukuoka Prefecture.
The restoration of the Meiji had ended the age of feudalism, at least on the surface.
The next letter is dated June 27th, '92, 25th year of Meiji.
In Japan the present year is the 42nd of Meiji, that is, the 42nd of the present Emperor's reign.
Nearly all the prominent philosophers of the Meiji era may be classed under some branch of German idealism.
The 11th of February in the 22d year of Meiji saw the promulgation of the imperial Constitution.
Its leading educational institution is the Meiji Gakuin, in Tokyo, with both an academic and a theological department.
In the thirtieth year of Meiji, on the first day of the fifth month, by the house of Inouy, this sotoba has been set up.
During the first 40 years of the Meiji era numerous meteorological stations were established.
Beautiful forests of feudal period had been wasted in the early days of Meiji and the result was now plain.
"period of rule of emperor Mutsuhito" (1868-1912), which was marked by modernization and Westernization, 1873, from Japanese, literally "enlightened government."