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3.    A pine tree grows

Ding Gù, dreamt that a pine tree was growing on his belly :

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He discerned the character song:: pine tree, which is composed of three parts;
 to the left shí : ten and ba - : eight, which gives eighteen, 
and to the
right, gong official (but also great minister).

Evidently, Ding Gù worked hard during 18 years to become a minister,
and as he made every effort to become one, 
he became one of the three
regents of Wu. 
When a fortune-teller predicts something
feasible such as a marriage, or a journey, people acts in this manner.


10/23/08 09:42