...

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. (96)

|
B
k
o
L
f

l






P
l
P


F

h


X


F


o

J

o


h

a


n

J

o

J

o


' The cock has crowed ;
The court is full. '
But it was not the cock that was crowing ; –
It was the sound of the blue flies.

' The east is bright ;
The court is crowded. '
But it was not the east that was bright ; –
It was the light of the moon coming forth.

' The insects are flying in buzzing crowds ;
It would be sweet to lie by you and dream. '
But the assembled officers will be going home ; –
Let them not hate both me and you. '

Legge 96

Shi Jing I. 8. (96) IntroductionTable of content
Previous page
Next page
Chinese landscape on plate (81)

The Book of Odes – Shi Jing I. 8. (96) – Chinese on/offFrançais/English
Alias Shijing, Shi Jing, Book of Odes, Book of Songs, Classic of Odes, Classic of Poetry, Livre des Odes, Canon des Poèmes.

The Book of Odes, The Analects, Great Learning, Doctrine of the Mean, Three-characters book, The Book of Changes, The Way and its Power, 300 Tang Poems, The Art of War, Thirty-Six Strategies
Welcome, help, notes, introduction, table.
IndexContactTop

Wengu, Chinese Classics multilingual text base