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The Wei T‘ien Chih Ming; narrative. Celebrating the virtue of King Wên as comparable to that of Heaven; and looking to him for blessing in the future.

Heaven by a deep and ceaseless law
  Orders its ways with man.
Pure shone, without a single flaw,
  The virtue of King Wên.
To us he shows his kindness still.
  As all our powers we strain
To be in concord with his will,
  His favor we shall gain.
So may the last his throne to fill
  His love and grace retain!

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