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The Book of Songs 詩經

周頌‧臣工之什‧噫嘻 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Chen Gong - Yi Xi

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Oh! yes, king Cheng,
Brightly brought himself near.
Lead your husbandmen,
To sow their various kinds of grain,
Going vigorously to work on your private fields,
All over the thirty li.
Attend to your ploughing,
With your ten thousand men all in pairs.


English translation: James Legge

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