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Ancient Classics -> Book of Poetry -> Lessons from the states -> Odes Of Yong -> Jun Zi Xie Lao -> 1.1

君子The husband's to their old age,
In her headdress, and the cross-pins, with their six jewels;
Easy and elegant in her movements;
[Stately] as a mountain, [majestic]as a river,
Well beseeming her pictured robes:
[But] with your want of virtue, O lady,
What have you to do with these things?

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