Human-face crab, talisman against plague
厄病除鬼面蟹冩真 森光親 年代不詳
"皇朝西海中に湧出る鬼面蟹ハ古代管領高國の臣 嶌村彈正高則 摂州大物浦の合戰敗逆波に身を投じ其霊化して蟹となる土俗称で嶌村蟹といふ此説おそらくハ附會ならんか鑒(おもふ)に水土の氣によりて生る物なり其甲をもて門戸に釣せバよく諸の厄を除き疫癘をはらふこと實に神霊あるがごとし然れども東海にハ得ことかたし依て其本形を冩真とりて一紙におさめ衆人に見せしむ常に門戸室壁に張置て四時の禍を決(さく)べきなり 金屯道人謹識"

Human-face crab, talisman against plague

厄病除鬼面蟹冩真 森光親 年代不詳

"皇朝西海中に湧出る鬼面蟹ハ古代管領高國の臣 嶌村彈正高則 摂州大物浦の合戰敗逆波に身を投じ其霊化して蟹となる土俗称で嶌村蟹といふ此説おそらくハ附會ならんか鑒(おもふ)に水土の氣によりて生る物なり其甲をもて門戸に釣せバよく諸の厄を除き疫癘をはらふこと實に神霊あるがごとし然れども東海にハ得ことかたし依て其本形を冩真とりて一紙におさめ衆人に見せしむ常に門戸室壁に張置て四時の禍を決(さく)べきなり 金屯道人謹識"

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