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The grandest forms of active force
From Tao come, their only source
Who can of Tao the nature tell?
Our sight it flies, our touch as well
Eluding sight, eluding touch,
The forms of things all in it crouch;
Eluding touch, eluding sight,
There are their semblances, all right
Profound it is, dark and obscure;
Things' essences all there endure
Those essences the truth enfold
Of what, when seen, shall then be told
Now it is so; 'twas so of old
Its name--what passes not away;
So, in their beautiful array,
Things form and never know decay

How know I that it is so with all the beauties of existing things? By
this (nature of the Tao)

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