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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧召南‧采蘋 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Shao And The South - Cai Ping

毛詩:「《》,大夫法度法度可以先祖祭祀。」




She gathers the large duckweed,
By the banks of the stream in the southern valley.
She gathers the pondweed,
In those pools left by the floods.



She deposits what she gathers,
In her square baskets and round ones
She boils it,
In her tripods and pans.

宗室

She sets forth her preparations,
Under the window in the ancestral chamber.
Who superintends the business?
It is [this] reverent young lady.

》,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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