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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

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

毛詩:「《東門》,君子君子。」


東門
東門可以

The moat at the east gate,
Is fit to steep hemp in.
That beautiful, virtuous, lady,
Can respond to you in songs.

東門可以

The moat at the east gate,
Is fit to steep the boehmeria in.
That beautiful, virtuous, lady,
Can respond to you in discourse.

東門可以

The moat at the east gate,
Is fit to steep the rope-rush in.
That beautiful, virtuous lady,
Can respond to you in conversation.


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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