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The T‘ien Tso; narrative. Appropriate to a sacrifice to King Ta.
’Twas Heaven that made the lofty hill,
And there King Ta his work began,
Laboring the land all round to till.
Then in tranquillity King Wên
Pursued the work, till that mount Ch'i,
Rugged and craggy though it frowned,
Was reached by the smooth roads we see.
Long be it by their offspring owned!
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