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32. Hêng / Duration

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--- --- above Chên The Arousing, Thunder
------- below Sun The Gentle, Wind
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The Judgement

Duration. Success. No blame.
Perseverance furthers.
It furthers one to have somewhere to go.

The Image

Thunder and wind: the image of Duration.
Thus the superior man stands firm
And does not change his direction.

The Lines

Change at the beginning means:
Seeking duration too hastily brings misfortune persistently.
Nothing that would further.
Change in the second place means:
Remorse disappears.
Change in the third place means:
He who does not give duration to his character
Meets with disgrace.
Persistent humiliation.
Change in the fourth place means:
No game in the field.
Change in the fifth place means:
Giving duration to one's character through perseverance.
This is good fortune for a woman, misfortune for a man.
Change at the top means:
Restlessness as an enduring condition brings misfortune.