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Chinese poem illustration: 卫风 伯兮/ Wei Wind – My Dear Lord by Anonymous

卫风 伯兮

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A popular Thinking of People Poem(怀人诗) describes a wife missing of her husband . In her eyes her husband, the lord of Wei state is the most brave and powerful soldier in the battlefield, she missed him so much, this became a very typical subject since the Book of Songs.

The chariot fighting method is illustrated to help on the understanding of first paragraph.

卫风 伯兮
佚名

伯兮朅兮,邦之桀兮。
伯也执殳,为王前驱。

自伯之东,首如飞蓬。
岂无膏沐,谁适为容!

其雨其雨,杲杲出日。
愿言思伯,甘心首疾。

焉得谖草,言树之背。
愿言思伯,使我心痗。

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