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Default Lu Tong's Seven Bowls of Tea -LuTong(Tang. 790~835)

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>Lu Tong's Seven Bowls of Tea 七碗詩 ---LuTong (Tang. 790~835)盧仝(唐.
>790~835)


Thanks so much for posting this!

>[...]
>The seventh bowl could not be drunk, 七碗吃不得也,


Interesting that the word in this line thats translated as drunk (吃)
actually means eat[en], at least in modern Chinese. Maybe thats
because the bowls contained thick decoctions rather than thin infusions?

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