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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧邶‧綠衣 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Lu Yi

毛詩:「《》,夫人。」




Green is the upper robe,
Green with a yellow lining!
The sorrow of my heart, -
How can it cease?



Green is the upper robe,
Green the upper, and yellow the lower garment!
The sorrow of my heart, -
How can it be forgotten?

古人

[Dyed] green has been the silk; -
It was you who did it.
[But] I think of the ancients,
That I may be kept from doing wrong.

古人

Linen, fine or coarse,
Is cold when worn in the wind.
I think of the ancients,
And find what is in my heart.

》,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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