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The Yu Nü T‘ung Ch‘ê; narrative. The praise of some lady.
There by his side in chariot rideth she,
As lovely flower of the hibiscus tree,
So fair her face; and when about they wheel,
Her girdle gems of chü
For beauty all the house of Chiang have fame;
Its eldest daughter,—she beseems her name.
2There on the path, close by him, walketh she,
Bright as the blossom of hibiscus tree
And fair her face; and when around they flit,
Her girdle gems a tinkling sound emit.
Among the Chiang she has distinguished place,
For virtuous fame renowned, and peerless grace.
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