Thus it is that the Tao produces (all things), nourishes
Source: THE TAO AND ITS CHARACTERISTICS
Category: PART II.
Thus it is that the Tao produces (all things), nourishes them,
brings them to their full growth, nurses them, completes them, matures
them, maintains them, and overspreads them
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