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Old Chinese Burial Songs For Royalty and Common Men

TRANSLATED BY ARTHUR WALEY. Discovered in the 1918 book “A Hundred and Seventy Chinese Poems”, translated by Arthur Waley. Works in the public domain. (1) “The dew on the garlic-leaf,” sung at the burial of kings and princes. How swiftly it dries, The dew on the garlic-leaf, The dew that dries so fast To-morrow will …

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