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楚浣布女

The Laundress of Chu

楚伍子胥所遇之女子也子胥逃奔吳至溧陽瀬上楚
軍追之急有一女子浣布欲脫子胥示以濟渡處楚軍
至恐不免辱因抱石沉水而死後吳伐楚子胥至瀬上
欲報女子百金而不知其處乃投水中須臾一姥哭而
來自言是吾女取金而去君子謂浣布女慷慨赴死有
烈士風語云舍生取義殺身成仁此之謂也

汪 曰戰國故多忼慨輕生之士勿論丈夫能也
卽在女子有之此女非畏辱於楚軍也蓋子胥戒其
勿言而終防其漏語信而見疑故一死以滅口明己

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