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楚子發母

The Mother of Zifa of Chu

楚將子發之母也子發攻秦絕糧使人請於王因歸問
其母母問使者曰士卒得無恙乎對曰士卒井分菽粒
而食之又問將軍得無恙乎對曰將軍朝夕芻豢黍粱
子發破秦而歸其母閉門而不内使人數之曰子不聞
越王勾踐之伐吳客有獻醇酒一器王使人注江之上
流使士卒飮其下流味不及加美而士卒戰自五也異
日有獻一囊糗糒者王又以賜軍士分而食之甘不踰
嗌而戰自十也今子爲將士卒井分菽粒而食之子獨
朝夕芻豢黍粱何也詩不云乎好樂無荒良士休休言

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