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Temple Of The King

Posted by CjK on May 11, 2004

One day in the year of the Fox
Came a time remembered well
When the strong young man of the rising sun
Won the throwing of the big black bear

One day in the year of the Fox
When the bell began to ring
It meant the time had come for the one
To go to the Temple of the King

1. What is "the year of the Fox"?
2. What is "the Temple of the King"?
3. Why one has to win the bear fighting before going to the Temple of the King?

I can imagine what happened in this song, but don't really understand it. In my country, we use the animal year too. This year is the year of the Monkey. In 2006 will be the year of the Dog. So, I guess "the year of the fox" must be used in some culture.--- Thank you.