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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

小雅‧魚藻之什‧瓠葉 Minor odes of the kingdom - Yu Zao Zhi Shen - Hu Ye

毛詩:「大夫幽王不能饔餼不肯微薄廢禮。」[1]



君子

Of the gourd leaves, waving about,
Some are taken and boiled;
[Then] the superior man, from his spirits,
Pours out a cup, and tastes it.

君子

There is but a single rabbit,
Baked, or roasted.
[But] the superior man, from his spirits,
Fills the cup and presents it [to his guests].

君子

There is but a single rabbit,
Roasted, or broiled.
[But] from the spirits of the superior man,
[His guests] fill the cup, and present it to him.

君子

There is but a single rabbit,
Roasted, or baked.
[But] from the spirits of the superior man,
[His guests and he] fill the cup and pledge one another.


》,四句

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」→Unicode:297F7。


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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