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- If I can rejoice for a moment,
Death at an early age would still be a long life.
- "Miscellaneous Poems" III
- Quoted in Albert Davis The Penguin book of Chinese verse (1962), p. 67.
Quotes about Yuan Mei
- Yuan Mei was a revolutionary in the world of poetry.
- Zhu Ziqing, as quoted in J. D. Schmidt Harmony Garden: The Life, Literary Criticsm and Poetry of Yuan Mei, 1716-1798 (2003), p. 129.