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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧鄭‧羔裘 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - Gao Qiu

毛詩:「《》,在位。」

國風
自我人居他人
Lamb's fur and leopard's cuffs,
You use us with unkindness.
Might we not find another chief?
But [we stay] because of your forefathers.

自我他人

Lamb's fur and leopard's cuffs,
You use us with cruel unkindness.
Might we not find another chief?
But [we stay] from our regard to you.

》,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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