Saint of Mt. Koya
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"As we walked away I had a feeling that the old man was watching us closely, but I had no choice but to follow as the woman led me around the house. Our path led away from the hydrangeas from which the old man had emerged and presently we came to the back of the house. Off to the left I could see a horse stable. I heard the horse stamping and kicking the sides of the stall, but the deepening dusk made it hard to see.

" 'We will take the path down to the river from here,' said the woman. 'It is not slippery, but the path is rough, so watch your step.' "


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