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Bushido was influenced by both Confucianism and Buddhism.
  "Way of the Warrior"; traditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage, loyalty, self-discipline, and simple living
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  • Bushido was influenced by both Confucianism and Buddhism.
  • Joanie is trying to snap Ralph’s patella with a bushido stun kick.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Bushido, the "Way of the Warrior," had for centuries been the honored code of Japan’s proud samurai caste.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • The New Bushido Code which governed Colonel Kassad’s life had evolved out of the necessity for the military class to survive.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion

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  • His Boys from Bushido.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • It was this interpretation of Bushido that motivated the Japanese soldiers to fight to the death in a manner the Marines judged fanatical.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Rather, it was a corruption of Bushido.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • In the past the Bushido code had been as specialized and isolated as the Hippocratic oath.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • As the New Bushido evolved it combined the age-old concepts of honor and individual courage with the need to spare civilians whenever possible.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • For them, Bushido defined a life of honor and duty.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers

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  • But in the early 1900’s the Japanese military set forth an updated version of Bushido.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • All in the name of a version of Bushido cynically devised to make young Japanese men fodder for the military’s adventures.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • From his first minutes on South Bressia, Kassad realized that the New Bushido was dead.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • A corruption of Bushido.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • FORCE prided itself on preparing itself for all contingencies in the Web or the colonial regions, but nothing had properly prepared it for the Battle of South Bressia and its implications for the New Bushido.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • He joined with his peers in sneering at the New Bushido as a code for faggots, but an ancient vein of honor in the young Kassad’s soul secretly resonated to the thought of a samurai class whose life and work revolved around duty, self-respect, and the ultimate value of one’s word.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • It was the ultimate violation of the New Bushido, worse in its way than the wanton murder of civilians.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Gone were his thoughts of the New Bushido.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • There is one persuasive explanation for those self-annihilated soldiers, and it speaks to the corruption of Bushido that was wrought by Japan’s malignant military regime.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • such as the political rebellion on Maui-Covenant, with its unique guerrilla warfare, or the religious insanity on Qom-Riyadh were put down quickly and firmly and any excesses in the campaigns merely pointed out the importance of returning to the strict Code of the New Bushido.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • While other FORCE commanders were all but ceasing to function, frozen into indecision by this violation of the New Bushido, Kassad-in command of his regiment and in temporary command of his division after the nuking of Command Group Delta-was trading men for time and calling for the release of fusion weapons to spearhead his own counterattack.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
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