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Jiu Bian and Song Yu Bei Qiu #8:
I fear the fields have become full of weeds (poem 10, line 10)


(04.27 to 05.16 in the recording)

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Loving beauty may not beget loving nobility. When farmers become idle their fields fill with weeds. Good rulers have good advisors, so why are the righteous unsuccessful in finding good rulers?

View Illustration 9 (at 05.16 of the recording)

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