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Ancient Classics -> Book of Poetry -> Greater odes of the kingdom -> Decade Of Wen Wang -> Mian -> 3.1

The plain of Zhou looked beautiful and rich,
With its violets and sowthistles [sweet] as dumplings.
There he began with consulting [his followers];
There he singed the tortoise-shell, [and divined].
The responses were - there to stay, and then;
And they proceeded there to build their houses.

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