19. Lin / Approach

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--- --- above K'un The Receptive, Earth
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------- below Tui The Joyous, Lake
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The Judgement

Approach has supreme success.
Perseverance furthers.
When the eighth month comes,
There will be misfortune.

The Image

The earth above the lake:
The image of Approach.
Thus the superior man is inexhaustible
In his will to teach,
And without limits
In his tolerance and protection of the people.

The Lines

() Nine at the beginning means:
Joint approach.
Perseverance brings good fortune.

7. Shih / The Army

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--- --- above K'un The Receptive, Earth
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------- below K'an The Abysmal, Water
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The Judgement

The Army. The army needs perseverance
And a strong man.
Good fortune without blame.

The Image

In the middle of the earth is water:
The image of The Army.
Thus the superior man increases his masses
By generosity toward the people.