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 8 — The odes of Qi

96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106

Shijing I. 8. (97)

How agile you are !
You met me in the neighbourhood of Nao,
And we pursued together tow boars of three years.
You bowed to me, and said that I was active.

How admirable your skill !
You met me in the way to Nao,
And we drove together after two males.
You bowed to me, and said that I was skilful.

How complete your art !
You met me on the south of Nao,
And we pursued together two wolves.
You bowed to me, and said that I was dexterous.

Legge 97

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