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The Book of Songs 《詩經》

小雅‧魚藻之什‧苕之華 Minor odes of the kingdom - Yu Zao Zhi Shen - Tiao Zhi Hua

毛詩:「《》,大夫幽王西戎東夷中國君子將亡。」





The flowers of the bignonia,
Are of a deep yellow.
My heart is sad;
I feel its wound.

如此不如無生

The flowers of the bignonia [are gone],
[There are only] its leaves all-green.
If I had known it would be thus with me,
I had better not have been born.

三星可以可以

The ewes have large heads;
The Three stars are [seen] in the fish-trap.
If some men can get enough to eat,
Few can get their fill.

》,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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