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


归妹

Hexagram 54
Kuei Mei - The Marrying Maiden

yin
yin above: Chên / The Arousing, Thunder
yang
yin
yang below: Tui / The Joyous, Lake
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Hexagram Fifty-Four/Line Four


Nine in the fourth place means:
The marrying maiden draws out the allotted time.
A late marriage comes in due course.

'Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife Giovanna Cenami'
(The Arnolfini Marriage) - Jan van Eyck, 1434


The girl is virtuous. She does not wish to throw herself away, and allows the customary time for marriage to slip by. However, there is no harm in this; she is rewarded for her purity and, even though belatedly, finds the husband intended for her.



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