|[a] Gathering RF|
When we plant hemp, how do we do it?
Across and along we put the rows.
When one takes a wife, how is it done?
The man must talk to her father and mother.
And once he has talked with them,
No one else must he court.
When we cut firewood, how do we do it?
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—Waley, Arthur. The Book of Songs: The Ancient Chinese Classic of Poetry. New York: Grove Press, 1996.