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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

國風‧曹‧蜉蝣 Lessons from the states - Odes of Cao - Fu You

毛詩:「《蜉蝣》,昭公國小無法自守小人。」


蜉蝣
蜉蝣衣裳楚楚

The wings of the ephemera,
Are robes, bright and splendid.
My heart is grieved; -
Would they but come and abide with me!

蜉蝣衣服

The wings of the ephemera,
Are robes, variously adorned.
My heart is grieved; -
Would they but come and rest with me!

蜉蝣麻衣

The ephemera bursts from its hole,
With a robe of hemp like snow.
My heart is grieved; -
Would they but come and lodge with me!

蜉蝣》,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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