17. Sui - Following -- -- ----- above Tui The Joyous, Lake ----- -- -- -- -- below Chên The Arousing, Thunder ----- The Judgement Following has supreme success. Perseverance furthers. No blame. The Image Thunder in the middle of the lake: The image of Following. Thus the superior man at nightfall Goes indoors for rest and recuperation. The Lines () Nine at the beginning means: The standard is changing. Perseverance brings good fortune. To go out of the door in company Produces deeds. Six in the second place means: If one clings to the little boy, One loses the strong man. Six in the third place means: If one clings to the strong man, One loses the little boy. Through following one finds what one seeks. It furthers one to remain persevering. Nine in the fourth place means: Following creates success. Perseverance brings misfortune. To go one's way with sincerity brings clarity. How could there be blame in this? () Nine in the fifth place means: Sincere in the good. Good fortune. Six at the top means: He meets with firm allegiance And is still further bound. The king introduces him To the Western Mountain.
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