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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧王‧君子于役 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Jun zi Yu Yi

毛詩:「《君子》,平王君子無期大夫危難


君子
君子下來君子

My husband is away on service,
And I know not when he will return.
Where is he now?
The fowls roost in their holes in the walls;
And in the evening of the day,
The goats and cows come down [from the hill];
But my husband is away on service.
How can I but keep thinking of him?

君子君子飢渴

My husband is away on service,
Not for days [merely] or for months.
When will he come back to me?
The fowls roost on their perches;
And in the evening of the day,
The goats and cows come down and home;
But my husband is away on service.
Oh if he be but kept from hunger and thirst!

君子》,

註解

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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