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PASSING T'IEN-MEN STREET


「过天门街」

雪尽终南又欲春,遥怜翠色对红尘。
千车万马九衢上,回首看山无一人。

PASSING T'IEN-MEN STREET IN CH'ANG-AN 

AND SEEING A DISTANT VIEW OF 

CHUNG-NAN 1 MOUNTAIN 

The snow has gone from Chung-nan ; spring is almost come. 
Lovely in the distance its blue colours, against the brown of the streets. 
A thousand coaches, ten thousand horsemen pass down the Nine Roads ; 
Turns his head and looks at the mountains, — not one man ! 


1 Part of the great Nan Shan range, fifteen miles south of Ch'ang-an. 

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