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Song on Ascending the Youzhou Terrace

Song on Ascending the Youzhou Terrace


By Chen Zi'ang 陳子昂 (661 - 702 CE)


Traditional


幽州


陳子昂



不見古人

不見

天地悠悠

然而


Simplified


幽州


陈子昂



不见古人

不见

天地悠悠

然而


Vocabulary



Line 1: 古人 ancients

Line 2: those that are to come in the future

Line 3: 天地 heaven and earth, 悠悠: eternity

Line 4: alone, tears



Source: Complete Tang Poems, Scroll 83, 全唐詩 八十三 .
English translation by Sun Dayu 1983.
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