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1

what is the name of Captain Whitfield's wife?

Albertina

2

how is Captain Whitfield's wife described?

a face that crinkled up when she smiled, with twinkly blue eyes and round cheeks; she smiled a lot and was easy to like

3

what does Manjiro use on the farm that he would never have in Japan?

a horse to ride

4

what is the name of Manjiro's horse?

Plum Duff or Duffy

5

who does Manjiro meet when he falls off his horse in a field of alfalfa?

Terry

6

what does Terry try to teach Manjiro?

how to ride Plum Duff and stay on

7

what does Manjiro teach Terry?

to build cages for crickets, play go, and filet a fish

8

how sharp should a samurai's sword be?

sharp enough to slice a floating water lily

9

how strong should a samurai's sword be?

strong enough to cut through seven corpses

10

what are some of the different Japanese names for swords?

Katana, Nodachi, Tanto, and Naginata