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Hexagram 44 Coming to Meet
Expression Gòu shows a female who is bold and strong. It will not be good to marry (such) a female.
Judgement Coming to Meet. The maiden is powerful. One should not marry such a maiden.
Image Under heaven, wind. Image of Coming to Meet. Thus does the prince act when disseminating his commands And proclaiming them to the four quarters of heaven.
  Expression: He comes to meet with his horns. Humiliation. No blame.
Image: 'He receives others on his horns:'--he is exhausted at his greatest height, and there will be cause for regret.
  Expression: A melon covered with willow leaves. Hidden lines. Then it drops down to one from heaven.
Image: 'The subject of the fifth NINE, (undivided), keeps his brilliant qualities concealed:'--as is indicated by his central and correct position. '(The good issue) descends (as) from Heaven:--'his aim does not neglect the ordinances (of Heaven).
  Expression: No fish in the tank. This leads to misfortune.
Image: 'The evil' indicated by there being 'no fish in the wallet' is owing to (the subject of the line) keeping himself aloof from the people.
  Expression: There is no skin on his thighs, and walking comes hard. If one is mindful of the danger, no great mistake is made.
Image: 'He walks with difficulty:'--but his steps have not yet been drawn (into the course of the first line).
  Expression: There is a fish in the tank. No blame. Does not further guests.
Image: 'He has a wallet of fish:'--it is right for him not to allow (the subject of the first line) to get to the guests.
      Expression: It must be checked with a brake of bronze. Perseverance brings good fortune. If one lets it take its course, one experiences misfortune. Even a lean pig has it in him to rage around.
Image: 'Tied and fastened to a metal drag:'--(this describes the arrest of) the weak (line) in its advancing course.