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 2 — The odes of Shao and the South

12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25

Shijing I. 2. (21)

Small are those starlets,
Three or five of them in the east,
Swiftly by night we go ;
In the early dawn we are with the prince.
Our lot is not like hers.

Small are those starlets,
And there are Orion and the Pleiades.
Swiftly by night we go,
Carrying our coverlets and sheets.
Our lot is not like hers.

Legge 21

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