• One should put forth great effort in matters of learning. One should read books concerning military matters, and direct his attention exclusively to
    the virtues of loyalty and filial piety. Reading Chinese poetry, linked
    verse, and waka is forbidden. One will surely become womanized if he gives
    his heart such knowledge of such elegant and delicate refinements. Having
    been born into the house of a warrior, one's intentions should be to grasp
    the long and the short swords and to die