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Spring

Spring Maiden Spring4 brings endless hopes and enthusiasms, her tender beauty flies to youths, their futures long, bearing the tacit promise of being there just for them. My dear young students! Wonderful maiden Spring makes us understand the burden of responsibilities to come, the need to grow in inward beauty. Spring marks your efforts and loves your talentthus, every year, the face of maiden Spring bestows encouragement and comfort on the Way. Though each effort strives to achieve lofty ideals, sacred missions, great tasks, arduous responsibilities, we should take the time to smile at Spring, to thank her for her love and beauty, to value her sweetness and receive her beneficial influence so that Spring may be eternal. T h e ego will thus change to a Spring ego, and ours to a family of Spring, ours to a Spring State, ours to a Spring Nation. Through its nidiina, this Spring ego shall deserve, in the immensity of countless kaZpas,5 to meet this loving Spring in one sole point of space and time, to endless Spring belonging. Humanity in the universe is as tiny as a drop in the ocean.6 To delight forever in the happiness of Spring, we http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png positions asia critique Duke University Press

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Publisher
Duke University Press
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Copyright 1995 by Duke University Press
ISSN
1067-9847
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1527-8271
DOI
10.1215/10679847-3-2-306
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Maiden Spring4 brings endless hopes and enthusiasms, her tender beauty flies to youths, their futures long, bearing the tacit promise of being there just for them. My dear young students! Wonderful maiden Spring makes us understand the burden of responsibilities to come, the need to grow in inward beauty. Spring marks your efforts and loves your talentthus, every year, the face of maiden Spring bestows encouragement and comfort on the Way. Though each effort strives to achieve lofty ideals, sacred missions, great tasks, arduous responsibilities, we should take the time to smile at Spring, to thank her for her love and beauty, to value her sweetness and receive her beneficial influence so that Spring may be eternal. T h e ego will thus change to a Spring ego, and ours to a family of Spring, ours to a Spring State, ours to a Spring Nation. Through its nidiina, this Spring ego shall deserve, in the immensity of countless kaZpas,5 to meet this loving Spring in one sole point of space and time, to endless Spring belonging. Humanity in the universe is as tiny as a drop in the ocean.6 To delight forever in the happiness of Spring, we

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Published: Sep 1, 1995

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