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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧陳‧東門之枌 Lessons from the states - Odes of Chen - Dong Men Zhi Fen

毛詩:「《東門》,風化所行男女舊業道路歌舞市井。」


東門
東門婆娑

[There are] the white elms at the east gate.
And the oaks on Wanqiu;
The daughter of Zizhong,
Dances about under them.

南方婆娑

A good morning having been chosen,
For the plain in the South,
She leaves twisting her hemp,
And dances to it through the market-place.



The morning being good for excursion,
They all proceed together.
'I look on you as the flower of the thorny mallows;
You give me a stalk of the pepper plant.

東門》,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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