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The original Richard Wilhelm translation for the hexagram line...


Hexagram 22
Pi - Grace

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yin above: Kên / Keeping Still, Mountain
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yin below: Li / The Clinging, Flame
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CHANGING LINE:

Hexagram Twenty-Two/Line One


Nine at the beginning [yang at bottom] means:
He lends grace to his toes, leaves the carriage, and walks.

'The Tour Bus' - Edward Lamson Henry, 1875


A beginner in subordinate place must take upon himself the labour of advancing. There might be an opportunity of surreptitiously easing the way - symbolised by the carriage - but a self-contained man scorns help gained in a dubious fashion. He thinks it more graceful to go on foot than to drive in a carriage under false pretences.



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