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Ancient Classics -> Book of Poetry -> Lessons from the states -> Odes Of Wang -> Tu Yuan -> 1.1

The hare is slow and cautious;
The pheasant plumps into the net.
In the early part of my life,
Time still passed without commotion.
In the subsequent part of it,
We are meeting with all these evils.
I wish I might sleep and never wake more.

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