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《既醉 - Ji Jui》

English translation: James Legge [?]
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1 既醉:
既醉以酒、既饱以德。
君子万年、介尔景福。
Ji Jui:
You have made us drink to the full of your spirits;
You have satiated us with your kindness,
May you enjoy, O our lord, myriads of years!
May your bright happiness [ever] be increased!

2 既醉:
既醉以酒、尔淆既将。
君子万年、介尔昭明。
Ji Jui:
You have made us drink to the full of your spirits;
Your viands were all set out before us.
May you enjoy, O our lord, myriads of years!
May your bright intelligence [ever] be increased!

3 既醉:
昭明有融、高朗令终。
令终有俶、公尸嘉告。
Ji Jui:
May your bright intelligence become perfect,
High and brilliant, leading to a good end!
That good end has [now] its beginning:
The personator of your ancestors announced it in his blessing.

4 既醉:
其告维何、笾豆静嘉。
朋友攸摄、摄以威仪。
Ji Jui:
What was his announcement?
' [ The offerings in] your dishes of bamboo and wood are clean and fine.
Your friends asisting at the service,
Have done their part with reverent demeanour.

5 既醉:
威仪孔时、君子有孝子。
孝子不匮、永锡尔类
Ji Jui:
' Your reverent demeanour was altogether what the occasion required,
And not yours only, but that also of your filial son.
For such filial piety, without ceasing,
There will ever be conferred blessing on you.

6 既醉:
其类维何、室家之壼。
君子万年、永锡祚胤。
Ji Jui:
' What will the blessings be?
That along the passages of your palace,
You shall move for ten thousand years;
And there will be granted to you for ever dignity and posterity.

7 既醉:
其胤维何、天被尔禄。
君子万年、景命有仆。
Ji Jui:
' How as to your posterity?
Heaven invests you with your dignity,
Yea for ten thousand years,
The bright appointment is attached to your person.

8 既醉:
其仆维何、厘尔女士。
厘尔女士、从以孙子。
Ji Jui:
' How will it be attached?
There is given you a heroic wife.
There is given you a heroic wife,
And from her shall come [the line of] descendants. '

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