Cataract on Mount Lu

Cataract on Mount Lu

Original Text

300 Gems of Classical Chinese Poetry, trans. Xu Yuanchong (the Chinese-English Edition with Chinese Phonetic Symbols; Beijing: Peking University Press, 2004): 192-93.

2Like an upended stream the cataract sounds loud.
3Its torrent dashes down three thousand feet from high


1] Censer peak, or Xianglu Feng: the highest point of Mount Ge. Back to Line
4] Silver River: Chinese name for the Milky Way. Back to Line
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Data entry: Sharine Leung
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