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Started by Den, 2010-Aug-05 14:59

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??[flow]floUhnetIeks[/flow]English
???[flow]doUh hOr doUh[/flow]The Path which is spoken of
???[flow]fei sErNg doUh[/flow]is not the ordinary path
???[flow]meNg hOr meNg[/flow]The Name which is identified
???[flow]fei sErNg meNg[/flow]is not the ordinary name
??????[flow]moUh meNg tin dei ci qi[/flow]Without a name (it is the) Heaven and Earth's beginning
??????[flow]jAhu meNg man mAhd ci moUh[/flow]With a name (it is the) myriad things' mother
????[flow]gu sErNg moUh jog[/flow]Thus often without desire
????[flow]ji gun kei miu[/flow]can (one) observe its wonder
???[flow]sErNg jAhu jog[/flow]Often with desire
????[flow]ji gun kei giu[/flow]can (one) observe its border
???[flow]qi lErNg cEa[/flow]These two things
?????[flow]toNg qUet ji ji meNg[/flow]Same product but different names
????[flow]toNg wAhi ci jyn[/flow]Both designated as mysteries
????[flow]jyn ci jAhu jyn[/flow]Mysteries within mysteries
????[flow]coNg miu ci mun[/flow]Every wonder's gate
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??[flow]floUhnetIeks[/flow]English
????????[flow]tin ha gai ci mei ci wAhi mei[/flow]Under the Heavens, everyone knows that beautiful is beautiful
???[flow]si Org ji[/flow]From this, ugly also
??????[flow]gai ci sin ci wAhi sin[/flow]Everyone knows that good is good
????[flow]si bAhd sin ji[/flow]From this, bad also
?????[flow]gu jAhu moUh sErNg sAhNg[/flow]Thus have and have-not coexist
????[flow]nan ji sErNg seNg[/flow]Hard and easy complete each other
????[flow]qErNg dyn sErNg gau[/flow]Long and short compare each other
????[flow]goUh ha sErNg keNg[/flow]High and low lean against each other
????[flow]jAhm seNg sErNg wOr[/flow]Music and voice harmonize
????[flow]qin hAhu sErNg qUey[/flow]Before and after follow each other
?????????[flow]si ji seNg jAhn qy moUh wAhi ci si[/flow]Be like a sage: inaction when handling affairs
?????[flow]hAhNg bAhd jin ci gau[/flow]Act, not talk, when teaching
???????[flow]man mAhd cOrg jin ji bAhd qi[/flow](As to) myriad things: work anywhere but do not resign
????[flow]sAhNg ji bAhd jAhu[/flow]Produce but do not possess
????[flow]wAhi ji bAhd qi[/flow]Serve but do not depend
?????[flow]goNg seNg ji fAhi gUey[/flow]Succeed but do not dwell
????[flow]fu wAhi fAhi gUey[/flow]He who only dwells
????[flow]si ji bAhd hUey[/flow]Is like going nowhere
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??[flow]floUhnetIeks[/flow]English
???[flow]bAhd sErNg jin[/flow]Not esteeming the virtuous
????[flow]si mAhn bAhd cAhNg[/flow]causes citizens to not quarrel
??????[flow]bAhd gwAhi nan dAhg ci fOr[/flow]Not valuing rare commodities
?????[flow]si mAhn bAhd wAhi doUh[/flow]causes citizens to not steal
????[flow]bAhd gin hOr jog[/flow]Not looking at the desirable
????[flow]si sAhm bAhd lyn[/flow]causes the heart to not be confused
??????[flow]si ji seNg jAhn ci ci[/flow]Be like a sage when governing:
???[flow]hUey kei sAhm[/flow]Empty their hearts
???[flow]sAhd kei fog[/flow]Fill their bellies
???[flow]jErg kei ci[/flow]Weaken their wills
???[flow]kErNg kei gwAhd[/flow]Strengthen their bones
???????[flow]sErNg si mAhn moUh ci moUh jog[/flow]Often cause citizens not know and not desire
????????[flow]si fu ci cEa bAhd gAhm wAhi ja[/flow]Cause those who know to not act either
???[flow]wAhi moUh wAhi[/flow]Action into inaction
????[flow]cAhg moUh bAhd ci[/flow]Then nothing can't be governed
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??[flow]floUhnetIeks[/flow]English
????????[flow]doUh qoNg ji joNg ci wag bAhd jeNg[/flow]The Path flushes upon using it, perhaps will not fill up
???????[flow]jyn hau qi man mAhd ci coNg[/flow]Profound, like myriad thing's ancestors
???[flow]qOr kei jUey[/flow]Tones down sharp points
???[flow]gai kei fAhn[/flow]Settles disputes
???[flow]wOr kei gwOrNg[/flow]Softens bright spots
???[flow]toNg kei qAhn[/flow]Joins dust
?????[flow]cam hau qi wag qyn[/flow]Profound, like perhaps (it's) alive
??????[flow]Ng bAhd ci sUey ci ci[/flow]I don't know whose son (it is)
????[flow]cErNg dAhi ci sin[/flow]Idol god's antecedent
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??[flow]floUhnetIeks[/flow]English
????[flow]tin dei bAhd jAhn[/flow](If) Heaven and earth are not benevolent
??????[flow]ji man mAhd wAhi qOr gAhu[/flow](treat) myriad things as fodder and dog (or livestock)
????[flow]seNg jAhn bAhd jAhn[/flow](If) Sages are not benevolent
??????[flow]ji bag seNg wAhi qOr gAhu[/flow](treat) common people as fodder and dog (or livestock)
????[flow]tin dei ci gan[/flow]Heaven and earth betwixt
?????[flow]kei jAhu tOrg jErg fu[/flow]It is a bellow's inside
????[flow]hUey ji bAhd wAhd[/flow]Weak and empty, but unyielding
????[flow]doNg ji jy qUed[/flow]Move and more comes out
????[flow]dOr jin soUh koNg[/flow](Too) much talk (leads to) frequent exhaustion
????[flow]bAhd jy sAhu coNg[/flow]Why not conserve the core
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