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  •  Lau's translation may adhere more precisely (5+ / 0-)
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    exterris, xgz, isabelle hayes, NancyWH, marina

    to the original, but Brynner's makes a zillion times more sense to me.

    I've tried to read the Tao Te Ching before, but I found it far too "mystical" and abstract to get the slightest comprehension of what the author was really trying to say. I think I would enjoy Brynner's translation, though.

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    by Eowyn9 on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 06:52:21 PM PST

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