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Now, my readers will understand that hara-kiri, or seppuku, was not a mere suicidal process.
But if you do not enjoy it, I shall commit hara kiri, or seppuku, which is the polite name.
I was proud to stay at this "hotel" and to receive as a parting gift an old seppuku blade.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF JAPANJ.W. ROBERTSON SCOTT
The physical agony of "seppuku" was, therefore, very brief, lasting but a few seconds.
In thus describing the Japanese sentiment in regard to "seppuku," there is, however, some danger of misrepresenting it.
Thus arose the practice of seppuku (belly-cutting) or hara-kiri, the more common term.
THE HISTORICAL CHILDOSCAR CHRISMAN
Seppuku is the correct name of the rite known in the West by the vulgar name of hara-kiri, or the “happy despatch.”
This view of mental physiology once admitted, the syllogism of seppuku is easy to construct.
The glorification of seppuku offered, naturally enough, no small temptation to its unwarranted committal.
The dead body of Shūzen was proved a voluntary seppuku (cut belly) for some cause; that of the old man required no explanation.

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