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hin-ok was a kisaeng in Choson (Korea). That is all that is known about her. Korean kisaeng were courtesans who entertained court officials and others of high rank. Though frequently of lower birth, these women were often highly intelligent, trained in conversation, dancing, painting, and literature. Profiting from the less-inhibited ... Read more
hin-ok was a kisaeng in Choson (Korea). That is all that is known about her. Korean kisaeng were courtesans who entertained court officials and others of high rank. Though frequently of lower birth, these women were often highly intelligent, trained in conversation, dancing, painting, and literature. Profiting from the less-inhibited ... Read more

They told me it was metal,
but I didn't believe a word.
But now I find it's iron
of the strongest, finest kind.
Ah! Here is my little bellows,
I think I'll melt it down.

 
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