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《Chinese Tales for Everyone: Real and Imaginary_(3) and (4)》Kong Shiu Loon (53)

(3)  Happy Fishes; (4) Hen, Fox and a Bag of Rice.

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《Ten Talks on Poetry Appreciation: 10__As the River Flows》__ Kong Shiu Loon (53)

Ten Talks
(10) As the River Flows 

To conclude this Talk on Poetry Appreciation I must share with my readers the many wonderful experiences I had with the river, in life as in poetry.
I first encountered a river in 1942, days after Hong Kong fell into Japanese hands, when I was brought to my mother’s native home, Village Beneath the Tall Mountain (太山下) Nearby flowed a big river ………
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《Chinese Tales for Everyone: Real and Imaginary_ (2) Loyalty and Leadership》__ Kong Shiu Loon (53)

Tales Real and Imaginary

(2) Loyalty and Leadership

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《Chinese Tales for Everyone: Real and Imaginary_(1) Questions Confucius Failed to Answer》__ Kong Shiu Loon (53)

Tales Real and Imaginary

(1)   Questions Confucius Failed to Answer

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《Chinese Tales for Eveyone: Zen Tales_9 from 譚概 – 半日閑》__ Kong Shiu Loon (53)

Zen Tales

(9)Half-day Leisure Click here to read the Tale.

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《Chinese Tales for Everyone: Zen Tales: 7 from 禪公案集 and 8 from 沙石集》__ Kong Shiu Loon (53)

Zen Tales: (7) 逮捕石佛 and (8) 真正興旺

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《Ten Talks on Poetry Appreciation: 9_Pastoral Poetry》__ Kong Shiu Loon(53)

(9) Pastoral Poetry an International Tradition 

Chinese pastoral poetry is unique, not only because China was an agricultural country for thousands of years, but also because people who had left home to be scholars and officials in cities always yearned for the quietude and charm of a pastoral life. It has a practical honesty and a spiritual charm. The value of earning one’s keeps to meet needs is basic since antiquity.

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《Chinese Tales for Everyone: Zen Tales_5 and 6 from 禪公案集》__ Kong Shiu Loon (53)

(5)Go to Drink TeaA Mother’s Last Letter.

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《Ten Talks on Poetry Appreciation: 8- 李白》__ Kong Shiu Loon (53)

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(4) 《A Cup of Tea》Chinese Tales for Everyone: Zen Tales__ 3 and 4 from 沙石集》__ Kong Shiu Loon (53)

(3)Put Down and Carry(4)  A Cup of Tea

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