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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧邶‧雄雉 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Xiong Zhi

毛詩:「《》,宣公淫亂國事軍旅大夫男女國人。」





The male pheasant flies away,
Lazily moving his wings.
The man of my heart! -
He has brought on us this separation.

君子

The pheasant has flown away,
But from below, from above, comes his voice.
Ah! the princely man! -
He afflicts my heart.

日月悠悠

Look at that sun and moon!
Long, long do I think.
The way is distant;
How can he come to me?

君子德行

All ye princely men,
Know ye not his virtuous conduct?
He hates none; he covets nothing; -
What does he which is not good?

》,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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