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  • 17. Sui / Following

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    ------- above Tui The Joyous, Lake
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    --- --- below Chên The Arousing, Thunder

    The Judgement

    Following has supreme success.
    Perseverance furthers. No blame.

    The Image

    Thunder in the middle of the lake:
    The image of Following.
    Thus the superior man at nightfall
    Goes indoors for rest and recuperation.

    The Lines

    Change at the beginning means:
    The standard is changing.
    Perseverance brings good fortune.
    To go out of the door in company
    Produces deeds.
    Change in the second place means:
    If one clings to the little boy,
    One loses the strong man.
    Change in the third place means:
    If one clings to the strong man,
    One loses the little boy.
    Through following one finds what one seeks.
    It furthers one to remain persevering.
    Change in the fourth place means:
    Following creates success.
    Perseverance brings misfortune.
    To go one's own way with sincerity brings clarity.
    How could there be blame in this?
    Change in the fifth place means:
    Sincere in the good. Good fortune.
    Change at the top means:
    He meets with firm allegiance
    And is still further bound.
    The king introduces him
    To the Western Mountain.

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