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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧齊‧載驅 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Bi Gou

毛詩:「《》,襄公無禮通道大都萬民。」





She urges on her chariot rapidly,
With its screen of bamboos woven in squares, and its vermilion coloured leather.
The way from Lu is easy and plain,
And the daughter of Qi started on it in the evening.

濟濟

Her four black horses are beautiful,
And soft look the reins as they hang.
The way from Lu is easy and plain,
And the daughter of Qi is delighted and complacent.

行人翱翔

The waters of the Wen flow broadly on;
The travellers are numerous.
The way from Lu is easy and plain,
And the daughter of Qi moves on with unconcern.

滔滔行人

The waters of the Wen sweep on;
The travellers are in crowds.
The way from Lu is easy and plain,
And the daughter of Qi proceeds at her ease.

》,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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