Shi Jing Introduction Table of content – The Book of Odes

The oldest collection of Chinese poetry, more than three hundred songs, odes and hymns. Tr. Legge (en) and Granet (fr, incomplete).

Section I — Lessons from the states
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15
Chapter 15 — The odes of Bin

154 155 156 157 158 159 160

Shijing I. 15. (159)

In the net with its nine bags,
Are rud and bream.
We see this prince,
With his grand-ducal robe and embroidered skirt.

The wild geese fly [only] about the islets.
The duke is returning ; – is it not to his proper place ?
He was stopping with you [and me] but for a couple of nights.

The wild geese fly about the land.
The duke is returning, and will not come back here ?
He was lodging with you [and me] but for a couple of nights.

Legge 159

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