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《祈父 - Qi Fu》

English translation: James Legge [?] Library Resources
1 祈父:
祈父、予王之爪牙。
胡轉予于恤、靡所止居。
Qi Fu:
Minister of war,
We are the claws and teeth of the king.
Why have you rolled us into this sorrow,
So that we have no abiding place?

2 祈父:
祈父、予王之爪士。
胡轉予于恤、靡所底止。
Qi Fu:
Minister of war,
We are the taloned soldiers of the king.
Why have you rolled us into this sorrow,
So that there is no end [of our toils]?

3 祈父:
祈父、亶不聰。
胡轉予于恤、有母之尸饔。
Qi Fu:
Minister of war,
You have indeed acted without discrimination.
Why have you rolled us into this sorrow,
So that our mothers have to do all the labour of cooking?

URN: ctp:book-of-poetry/qi-fu