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31. Hsien / Influence (Wooing)

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------- above Tui The Joyous, Lake
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--- --- below Kên Keeping Still, Mountain
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The Judgement

Influence. Success.
Perseverance furthers.
To take a maiden to wife brings good fortune.

The Image

A lake on the mountain:
The image of Influence.
Thus the superior man encourages people to approach him
By his readiness to receive them.

The Lines

Change at the beginning means:
The influence shows itself in the big toe.
Change in the second place means:
The influence shows itself in the calves of the legs.
Misfortune.
Tarrying brings good fortune.
Change in the third place means:
The influence shows itself in the thighs.
Holds to that which follows it.
To continue is humiliating.
Change in the fourth place means:
Perseverance brings good fortune.
Remorse disappears.
If a man is agitated in mind,
And his thoughts go hither and thither,
Only those friends
On whom he fixes his conscious thoughts
Will follow.
Change in the fifth place means:
The influence shows itself in the back of the neck.
No remorse.
Change at the top means:
The influence shows itself in the jaws, cheeks and tongue.