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This page contains various small translations that may or may not get incorporated into published books at some point in the future. For now, I am happy to share this work with you as a gift, in the spirit of classical Chinese medicine to restore and improve health, happiness, and harmony for All Under Heaven and Earth. If you enjoyed the material on this page or anywhere else on this website, I encourage you to express your gratitude by making a donation to Happy Goat Productions, to support future translation and publication work.

Unless otherwise specified, the files contain the Chinese source text in a critical edition and my fairly literal translation, with more or less extensive footnotes. Please forgive the bare-bones appearance of this page and always keep in mind that these are unpublished draft translations, mostly prepared for teaching classical text reading groups. All files found below are protected by a Creative Commons license of the type Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International. This means that you can share them freely but must attribute them back to me (preferably by giving the link to this webpage) and may not change them in any way or use them for commercial purposes.


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