杯中调钓鱼

English translation: Fishing in a plate

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Chinese term or phrase:杯中调钓鱼
English translation:Fishing in a plate
Entered by: morena_i

14:05 May 29, 2010
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Art/Literary - Philosophy
Chinese term or phrase: 杯中调钓鱼
In 中国哲学史大纲 Hu Shi make a list of taoist and buddhist terms from the guanyinzi, this is one of them. I just need a short explanation of it.
Thanks so much!
morena_i
Local time: 13:18
Fishing in a plate
Explanation:
指左慈以铜盆贮水,为曹操钓鱼。参见《三国演义》第六十八回:甘宁百骑劫魏营 左慈掷杯戏曹操。
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William Lee
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杯中钓鱼
Fishing in a plate


Explanation:
指左慈以铜盆贮水,为曹操钓鱼。参见《三国演义》第六十八回:甘宁百骑劫魏营 左慈掷杯戏曹操。


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