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Seven times have I despised my soul

Khalil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran,1883—1931

Seven times have I despised my soul

The first time when I saw her being meek that she might attain height.
The second time when I saw her limping before the crippled.
The third time when she was given to choose between the hard and the easy, and she chose the easy.
The fourth time when she committed a wrong, and comforted herself that others also commit wrong.
The fifth time when she forbore for weakness, and attributed her patience to strength.
The sixth time when she despised the ugliness of a face, and knew not that it was one of her own masks.
And the seventh time when she sang a song of praise, and deemed it a virtue.


卡里·纪伯伦,1883—1931


我曾七次鄙視我的

第一次,当我看到她欲以溫柔謙卑而获得成功進步时;
第二次,当我看到她在跛行者面前艱難而行时;
第三次,当她在困难和容易之间,选择了容易时;
第四次,当她犯了错,却以别人也犯错来安慰自己时;
第五次,当她因為软弱而克制不前,却以為她有堅強的耐心时;
第六次,当她鄙視一张脸的丑恶,却不知那正是自己其中的一副面具时;
第七次,当她歌唱讚美, 却自诩为一种美德时。

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