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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧齊‧甫田 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Fu Tian

毛詩:「《》,大夫襄公無禮大功諸侯大心所以。」

國風
遠人勞心

Do not try to cultivate fields too large; -
The weeds will only grow luxuriantly.
Do not think of winning people far away; -
Your toiling heart will be grieved.

遠人勞心

Do not try to cultivate fields too large; -
The weeds will only grow proudly.
Do not think of winning people far away; -
Your toiling heart will be distressed.

未幾

How young and tender,
Is the child with his two tufts of hair!
When you see him after not a long time,
Lo! he is wearing the cap!

》,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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