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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧召南‧采蘩 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Shao And The South - Cai Fan

毛詩:「《》,夫人失職夫人可以祭祀失職。」




She gathers the white southernwood,
By the ponds, on the islets.
She employs it,
In the business of our prince.

之中

She gathers the white southernwood,
Along the streams in the valleys.
She employs it,
In the temple of our prince.

夙夜

With head-dress reverently rising aloft,
Early, while yet it is night, she is in the prince's temple;
In her dead-dress, slowly retiring,
She returns to her own apartments.

》,四句


本作品在全世界都属于公有领域,因为作者逝世已经超过100,并且于192311日之前出版。
English translation: James Legge

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