Han Xin Quote

When the flying birds are all gone, the good bow is laid aside; when the swift hare is dead, the running dog is cooked for dinner.

Variant translation: When the birds have vanished, the good bows are stored

Studies in Chinese Poetry (Harvard University Asia Center, 1998), p. 27

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When the flying birds are all gone, the good bow is laid aside; when the swift hare is dead, the running dog is cooked for dinner.

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When the flying birds are all gone, the good bow is laid aside; when the swift hare is dead, the running dog is cooked for dinner.

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When the flying birds are all gone, the good bow is laid aside; when the swift hare is dead, the running dog is cooked for dinner.

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When the flying birds are all gone, the good bow is laid aside; when the swift hare is dead, the running dog is cooked for dinner.