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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

小雅‧南有嘉魚之什‧南有嘉魚 Minor odes of the kingdom - Nan You Jia Yu Zhi Shen - Nan You Jia Yu

毛詩:「《嘉魚》,太平君子賢者。」


嘉魚
嘉魚君子嘉賓

In the south is the barbel,
And, in multitudes, they are taken under baskets.
The host has spirits,
On which his admirable guests feast with him joyfully.

嘉魚君子嘉賓

In the south is the barbel,
And, in multitudes, they are taken with wicker nets.
The host has spirits,
On which his admirable guests feast with him, delighted.

君子嘉賓

In the south are trees with curved drooping branches,
And the sweet gourds cling to them.
The host has spirits,
On which his admirable guests feast with him cheerfully.

翩翩君子嘉賓

The Filial doves keep flying about,
Coming in multitudes.
The host has spirits,
On which his admirable guests feast with him again and again.


嘉魚》,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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