frozen fields (frozen_fields) wrote in linguaphiles,
frozen fields

classical Chinese

dear linguaphiles,
I will be very grateful if you could help me out with the following two sentences:

the ruler, discussing lack/decrease of the kindness of people. inside the river, east of the river, everywhere is the Wei region. bad, harvest does not ripe, moving people ??? to eat. moving grain to give to his elderly and the young ones that cannot move.

soldiers drummed to advance. ?? to retreat. [...] discussing like this the metaphor/example of neighboring states not helping their people.

it's here, so you can see the context:

sorry my own attempts are so inadequate.

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