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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧陳‧墓門 Lessons from the states - Odes of Chen - Mu Men

毛詩:「《》,良師以至於萬民。」



不良國人

At the gate to the tombs there are jujube trees; -
They should be cut away with an axe.
That man is not good,
And the people of the State know it.
They know it, but he does not give over; -
Long time has it been thus with him.

不良不顧顛倒

At the gate to the tombs there are plum trees;
And there are owls collecting on them.
That man is not good,
And I sing [this song] to admonish him.
I admonish him, but he will not regard me; -
When he is overthrown, he will think of me.

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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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