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  • 35. Chin / Progress

    --- --- above Li The Clinging, Flame
    --- ---
    --- --- below K'un The Receptive, Earth
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    The Judgement

    Progress. The powerful prince
    Is honored with horses in large numbers.
    In a single day he is granted audience three times.

    The Image

    The sun rises over the earth:
    The image of Progress.
    Thus the superior man himself
    Brightens his bright virtue

    The Lines

    Change at the beginning means:
    Progressing, but turning back.
    Perseverance brings good fortune.
    If one meets with no confidence, one should remain calm.
    No mistake.
    Change in the second place means:
    Progressing, but in sorrow.
    Perseverance brings good fortune.
    Then one obtains happiness from one's ancestress.
    Change in the third place means:
    All are in accord. Remorse disappears.
    Change in the fourth place means:
    Progress like a hamster.
    Perseverance brings danger.
    Change in the fifth place means:
    Remorse disappears.
    Take not gain and loss to heart.
    Undertakings bring good fortune.
    Everything serves to further.
    Change at the top means:
    Making progress with the horns is permissible
    Only for the purpose of punishing one's own city.
    To be conscious of danger brings good fortune.
    No blame.
    Perseverance brings humiliation.

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