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The Tung Mên Chih Ch‘ih; allusive. The praise of some virtuous and intelligent lady.

1To steep your hemp, you seek the moat,
  Where lies the pool, th’ east gate beyond.
I seek that lady, good and fair,
  Who can to me in song respond. p. 154

2To steep your grass-cloth plants, you seek
  The pool that near the east gate lies.
I seek that lady, good and fair,
  Who can with me hold converse wise.

3Out by the east gate, to the moat,
  To steep your rope rush, you repair.
Her pleasant converse to enjoy,
  I seek that lady, good and fair.

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