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20. THE FOUNTAIN BUBBLED AND THE CARPS LEAPT
Jiāng Shī of the Hàn dynasty served his mother filially. His wife was named Páng, and she was even more respectful. The old mother liked to drink water from [a certain] river, and the wife would go to draw it and bring it back to the old lady. His mother also loved eating minced fillet of fish, and Shī and his wife often prepared it. They [even] invited the neighbors' mothers to join her when she ate. Suddenly a fountain sprang up beside the house with a taste like the water from the river, and each day two carp jumped from it, which Shī would take to give to his mother. A verse says of this:
Beside the house a sweet fountain flows, and
20. Yǒng Quán Yuè Lǐ
Hàn Jiāng Shī. Shì mǔ zhì xiào. Qī Páng shì. Fèng gū yóu jǐn. Mǔ xìng hào yǐn jiāngshuǐ. Qī chū jí ér fèng mǔ. Qí mǔ yòu shì yú kuài. Fū fù cháng zuò zhī. Zhào lín mǔ gòng shí. Hòu shè cè hū yǒu yǒng quán wèi rú jiāngshuǐ. Rì yuè shuāng lǐ. Shī shí qǔ yǐ gòng. mǔ. Yǒu shī wéi sòng.
Shè cè gān quǎn chū. Zhāozhāo shuāng lǐyú. Zǐ néng héng xiào mǔ. Fù yì xiào qí gū.
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