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13. T'ung Jên / Fellowship with Men

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------- above Ch'ien The Creative, Heaven
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--- --- below Li The Clinging, Flame
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The Judgement

Fellowship with Men in the open.
Success.
It furthers one to cross the great water.
The perseverance of the superior man furthers.

The Image

Heaven together with fire:
The image of Fellowship with Men.
Thus the superior man organizes the clans
And makes distinctions between things.

The Lines

Change at the beginning means:
Fellowship with men at the gate.
No blame.
Change in the second place means:
Fellowship with men in the clan.
Humiliation.
Change in the third place means:
He hides weapons in the thicket;
He climbs the high hill in front of it.
For three years he does not rise up.
Change in the fourth place means:
He climbs up on his wall; he cannot attack.
Good fortune.
Change in the fifth place means:
Men bound in fellowship first weep and lament,
But afterward they laugh.
After great struggles they succeed in meeting.
Change at the top means:
Fellowship with men in the meadow.
No remorse.