Tuesday, April 17, 2007

li chi: corollary to previous post

The sweetest food, if left untasted,
Remains unknown, its savor wasted.

A paraphrase of a statement in the Chinese classic Li Chi
from the opening to Act One
Chūshingura: The Treasury of Loyal Retainers (Columbia University Press, 1971)

resources: Story summary, IMBD reference, Wikipedia for Chūshingura, Wikipedia for Forty-seven Ronin

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