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息君夫人

The Wife of the Lord of Xi

夫人者息君之夫人也楚伐息破之虜其君使守門將
妻其夫人而納之於宫楚王出遊夫人遂出見息君謂
之曰人生要一死而已何至自苦妾無須臾而忘君也
終不以身更貳醮生離於地上豈如死歸於地下哉乃
作詩曰穀則異室死則同穴謂予不信有如皦日息君
止之夫人不聽遂自殺息君亦自殺同日俱死楚王賢
其夫人守節有義乃以諸侯之禮合而葬之君子謂夫
人說於行善故序之於詩夫義動君子利動小人息君
夫人不爲利動矣詩云德音莫違及爾同死此之謂也

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