10. Lu - Treading [Conduct] ----- ----- above Ch'ien The Creative, Heaven ----- -- -- ----- below Tui The Joyous, Lake ----- The Judgement Treading. Treading upon the tail of the tiger. It does not bite the man. Success. The Image Heaven above, the lake below: The image of Treading. Thus the superior man discriminates between high and low, And thereby fortifies the thinking of the people. The Lines Nine at the beginning means: Simple conduct. Progress without blame. Nine in the second place means: Treading a smooth, level course. The perseverance of a dark man Brings good fortune.  Six in the third place means: A one-eyed man is able to see, A lame man is able to tread. He treads on the tail of the tiger. The tiger bites the man. Misfortune. Thus does a warrior act on behalf of his great prince. Nine in the fourth place means: He treads on the tail of the tiger. Caution and circumspection Lead ultimately to good fortune. () Nine in the fifth place means: Resolute conduct. Perseverance with awareness of danger. Nine at the top means: Look to your conduct and weigh the favorable signs. When everything is fulfilled, supreme good fortune comes.
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