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Cathay, For The Most Part From The Chinese Of Rihaku: From The Notes Of The Late Ernest Fenollosa, And The Decipherings Of The Professors Mori And Ariga (Classic Reprint) - Ezra Pound
Cathay, For The Most Part From The Chinese Of Rihaku: From The Notes Of The Late Ernest Fenollosa, And The Decipherings Of The Professors Mori And Ariga (Classic Reprint)
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Song of the Bowmen of Shu HERE we are, picking the first fern-shoots and saying ; When shall we get back to our country? Here we are because we have the Ken-nin for our foemen, We have no comfort because of these Mongols. We grub the soft fern-shoots, when anyone says" Return," the others are... show more
Song of the Bowmen of Shu HERE we are, picking the first fern-shoots and saying ; When shall we get back to our country? Here we are because we have the Ken-nin for our foemen, We have no comfort because of these Mongols. We grub the soft fern-shoots, when anyone says" Return," the others are full of sorrow. Sorrowful minds, sorrow is strong, we are hungry and thirsty. Our defence is not yet made sure, no one can let his friend return. We grub the old fern-stalks. We say: Will we be let to go back in October? There is no ease in royal affairs, we have no comfort. Our sorrow is bitter, but we would not return to our country. What flower has come into blossom? Whose chariot? The General's. Horses, his horses even, are tired. They were strong. SAbout the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the difficult to read text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org
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ISBN: 9781440054679 (1440054673)
Edition language: English
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4.0 Cathay , translations by Ezra Pound with Ernest Fenollosa
Ezra Pound (1913) Ezra Pound (1885 – 1972) had his fingers in many pies, some of which were hot enough to burn him badly. One of these pies was the translation of poetry into English. Over his lifetime he published translations from at least 10 different languages, though of some of these, like Ch...
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