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陳寡孝婦

The Filial Wife of Chen

孝婦者陳之少寡婦也年十六而嫁未有子其夫當
行戍夫且行時囑孝媍曰我生死未可知幸有老母
無他兄弟備吾不還汝肯養吾母乎媍應曰諾夫果
死不還婦養姑不衰慈愛愈固紡績以為家業終無
嫁意居喪三年其父母哀其年少無子而早寡也将
取而嫁之孝婦曰妾聞之信者人之幹也義者行之
節也妾幸得離襁褓受嚴命而事夫夫且行時屬妾
以其老母既許諾之夫受人之託豈可棄哉棄託不
信背死不義不可也母曰吾憐女少年早寡也孝婦

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