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When we traded the buffalo for a mare,
we had no milk to drink,
and we still had droppings to clean up.
Saint, saintliness is a long way off.
It is like a tall and beautiful palm tree.
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When a rich man's dog died, everyone commiserated. When a poor man lost his mother, no one noticed.
Farming: excellent. Trade: ok. Work and begging: no good at all.
She saved for tomorrow. When she was asleep, the dog ate up her flour.
It's a tree on a riverbank: how long can it survive?
When mother's relatives visited,
delicacies were cooked.
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Too much rain is not good,
nor too much sun.
Too much talking is not good,
nor too much silence.
He was burned, so he ran into the bamboo grove, but the grove caught fire.
Stories of parents make good children.
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