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44. Kou / Coming to Meet

------- above Ch'ien The Creative, Heaven
------- below Sun The Gentle, Wind
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The Judgement

Coming to Meet. The maiden is powerful.
One should not marry such a maiden.

The Image

Under heaven, wind:
The image of Coming to Meet.
Thus does the prince act when disseminating his commands
And proclaiming them to the four quarters of heaven.

The Lines

Change at the beginning means:
It must be checked with a brake of bronze.
Perseverance brings good fortune.
If one lets it take its course, one experiences misfortune.
Even a lean pig has it in him to rage around.
Change in the second place means:
There is a fish in the tank. No blame.
Does not further guests.
Change in the third place means:
There is no skin on his thighs,
And walking comes hard.
If one is mindful of the danger,
No great mistake is made.
Change in the fourth place means:
No fish in the tank.
This leads to misfortune.
Change in the fifth place means:
A melon covered with willow leaves.
Hidden lines.
Then it drops down to one from heaven.
Change at the top means:
He comes to meet with his horns.
Humiliation. No blame.