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范仲淹 Fan Zhongyan 御街行 Yu jie xing 秋日怀旧 Qiu ri huaijiu Autumn nostalgia Ci 词 poem: lyrics, pinyin, English translation, analysis

御街行 yù jiē xíng Walking on imperial streets 御(imperial)街(streets)行(walk) 秋日怀旧 qiū rì huáijiù Autumn nostalgia 秋(autumn)日(day)怀(Harbor in mind)旧(past/old days) 范仲淹 Fàn Zhòngyān Fan Zhongyan (范仲淹) (989-1052) was a prominent politician and literary figure in Song Dynasty of China. He was … Continue reading

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纳兰性德 Nalan Xingde 词 Ci 蝶恋花 Die lian hua To the Melody of Butterflies Chasing Flowers 出塞 Chu Sai Out of the Great Wall: lyrics, pinyin, English translation, annotation and poem analysis

纳兰性德 Nàlán Xìngdé (1655-1685) 蝶恋花 Dié liàn huā To the Melody of Butterflies Chasing Flowers 出塞 Chū sài Out of the Great Wall or Over the border 今古山河无定据, jīn gǔ shānhé wú dìng jù , (No matter) modern time or … Continue reading

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