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The Book of Songs 詩經

國風‧邶‧式微 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Shi Wei

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毛詩:「《式微》,。」


式微
式微式微不歸胡為

Reduced! Reduced!
Why not return?
If it were not for your sake, O prince,
How should we be thus exposed to the dew?

式微式微不歸胡為

Reduced! Reduced!
Why not return?
If it were not for your person, O prince,
How should we be here in the mire?

式微》,四句

註解

作品全世界属于公有领域因为作者逝世已经超过100并且192311之前出版
English translation: James Legge

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