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Ancient Classics -> Book of Poetry -> Lessons from the states -> Odes Of Wei -> Fa Tan -> 3.1

Kan-kan go his blows on the wood for his wheels,
And he places it by the lip of the river,
Whose waters flow clear in rippling circles.
You sow not nor reap; -
How do you get the paddy for your three hundred round binns?
You do not follow the chase; -
How do we see the quails hanging in your court-yards?
君子O that superior man!
He would not eat the bread of idleness!

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