Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai - Some Other Incidents, and Reflections on My Life Summary & Analysis

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Some Other Incidents, and Reflections on My Life Summary and Analysis

Some Other Incidents: Musui relates a few events before his retirement. One time, Musui raises money to buy a sacred mirror for a local shrine. He entrusts the gathered money to a noble samurai who agrees to donate a large sum of money, but in the morning the man and the money are gone. Musui later learns the man is a known confidence man. In a related event, a couple of Musui's friends get their money stolen by another con man masquerading as a merchant who can make loans. Musui confronts this con man in his richly-decorated house, and reveals he knows how the man got all his luxuries. To silence Musui, the con man gives Musui enough money to repay his friends.

At another time, Musui...

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