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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧鄭‧出其東門 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Chu Qi Dong Men

毛詩:「《東門》,公子男女民人室家。」


東門
東門

I went out at the east gate,
Where the girls were in clouds.
Although they are like clouds,
It is not on them that my thoughts rest.
She in the thin white silk, and the grey coiffure, -
She is my joy!

茹藘

I went out by the tower on the covering wall,
Where the girls were like flowering rushes.
Although they are like flowering rushes,
It is not of them that I think.
She in the thin white silk, and the madder-[dyed coiffure], -
It is she that makes me happy!

東門》,


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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