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《耕桑》

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1 耕桑:
王者所以親耕、后親桑何?以率天下農蠶也。天子親耕以供郊廟之祭,後之親桑以供祭服。《祭義》曰:「天子三推,三公五推,卿大夫七推。」耕於東郊何?東方少陽,農事始起。桑於西郊?西方少陰,女功所成。故《曾子問》曰:「天子耕東田而三反之。」《周官》曰:「後親桑,率外內婦蠶於北郊。」《禮祭義》曰:「古者天子諸侯,必有公桑蠶室,近外水為之,築周棘牆,而外閉之者也。」

URN: ctp:bai-hu-tong/geng-sang