Li Po Quotes

By the North Gate, the wind blows full of sand, Lonely from the beginning of time until now! Trees fall, the grass goes yellow with autumn.
Li Po (701-762), Chinese poet. Lament of the Frontier Guard (l. 1-3). . . Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation, The. Charles Tomlinson, ed. (1980) Oxford University Press.
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Ah, how shall you know the dreary sorrow at the North Gate, With Li Po's name forgotten, And we guardsmen fed to the tigers.
Li Po (701-762), Chinese poet. Lament of the Frontier Guard (l. 21-23). . . Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation, The. Charles Tomlinson, ed. (1980) Oxford University Press.
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I desired my dust to be mingled with yours Forever and forever and forever. Why should I climb the look out?
Li Po (701-762), Chinese poet. The River Merchant's Wife; a Letter (l. 12-14). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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At fourteen I married My Lord you.
Li Po (701-762), Chinese poet. The River Merchant's Wife; a Letter (l. 7). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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Please let me know beforehand, And I will come out to meet you As far as Cho-fu-Sa.
Li Po (701-762), Chinese poet. The River Merchant's Wife; a Letter (l. 27-29). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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While my hair was still cut straight across my forehead I played about the front gate, pulling flowers. You came by on bamboo stilts, playing horse, You walked about my seat, playing with blue plums.
Li Po (701-762), Chinese poet. The River Merchant's Wife; a Letter (l. 1-4). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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