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《損 - Sun》

English translation: James Legge [?] Library Resources
1 損:
Xiang Zhuan:
(The trigram representing) a mountain and beneath it that for the waters of a marsh form Sun. The superior man, in accordance with this, restrains his wrath and represses his desires.

2 損:
Xiang Zhuan:
'He suspends his own affairs and hurries away (to help the subject of the fourth line):' - the (subject of that) upper (line) mingles his wishes with his.

3 損:
Xiang Zhuan:
'It will be advantageous for (the subject of) the second NINE, (undivided), to maintain his firm correctness:' - his central position gives its character to his aim.

4 損:
Xiang Zhuan:
'One man, walking,' (finds his friend): - when three are together, doubts rise among them.

5 損:
Xiang Zhuan:
'He diminishes the ailment under which he labours:' - this is matter for joy.

6 損:
Xiang Zhuan:
'The great good fortune attached to the fifth six, (divided),' is due to the blessing from above.

7 損:
Xiang Zhuan:
'He gives increase to others without taking from what is his own:' - he obtains his wish on a grand scale.

URN: ctp:book-of-changes/sun2