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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

小雅‧甫田之什‧裳裳者華 Minor odes of the kingdom - Fu Tian Zhi Shen - Chang Chang Zhe Hua

毛詩:「《》,幽王世祿小人在位讒諂賢者之類功臣。」



是以

Splendid are the flowers,
And the leaves are luxuriant.
I see these princes,
And my heart is entirely satisfied.
My heart is entirely satisfied.
Right is it they should have praise and prosperity!

是以

Splendid are the flowers,
And deep is their yellow.
I see these princes,
Full of all elegance.
They are full of all elegance; -
Right is it they should have every blessing!

其四其四

Splendid are the flowers,
Some yellow, some white.
I see these princes,
Drawn by their four white steeds, black-maned.
They are drawn by their four white steeds, black-maned.
And the six reins are glossy!

君子君子是以

To the left [they move], to the left,
And they execute the movement properly.
To the right [they move], to the right,
And they execute the movement properly.
They are possessed of the ability,
And right is it their movements should indicate it.


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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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