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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧唐‧鴇羽 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - Bao Yu

毛詩:「《》,昭公之後五世君子不得其父。」



不能父母悠悠蒼天有所

Su-su go the feathers of the wild geese,
As they settle on the bushy oaks.
The king's affairs must not be slackly discharged,
And [so] we cannot plant our sacrificial millet and millet; -
What will our parents have to rely on?
O thou distant and azure Heaven!
When shall we be in our places again?

不能父母悠悠蒼天

Su-su go the wings of the wild geese,
As they settle on the bushy jujube trees.
The king's affairs must not be slackly discharged,
And [so] we cannot plant our millet and sacrificial millet; -
How shall our parents be supplied with food?
O thou distant and azure Heaven!
When shall [our service] have an end?

不能父母悠悠蒼天

Su-su go the rows of the wild geese,
As they rest on the bushy mulberry trees.
The king's business must not be slackly discharged,
And [so] we cannot plant our rice and maize; -
How shalll our parents get food?
O thou distant and azure Heaven!
When shall we get [back] to our ordinary lot?

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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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