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Old Chinese Burial Songs For Royalty and Common Men

TRANSLATED BY ARTHUR WALEY

Image Licensed to Lucia Grosaru | 2022

Discovered in the 1918 book “A Hundred and Seventy Chinese Poems”, translated by Arthur Waley.

Works in the public domain.

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“The dew on the garlic-leaf,” sung at the burial of kings and princes.

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