SKKS VIII: 851

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白玉かなにぞと人のとひし時つゆとこたへてけなまし物を

shiratama ka
nani zo to hito no
toishi toki
tsuyu to kotaete
kenamashi mono o
‘Those silvered droplets,
What are they?’ she
Asked, and
‘ They are dew,’ I did reply;
I would that I could fade, as do they…

Ariwara no Narihira
在原業平

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