shān chuān yì yù, fēng yuè tóng tiān
: We are not in the same place and we do not share the same mountains and rivers. But when we look up, we see the same bright moon.
: This is an ancient quote from 长屋王 (Prince Nagaya) of Japan. Coronavirus donations from Japan (pictured above) were covered with words of encouragement and solidarity, including this phrase.
: In the absence of recent Xi speeches, this 偈语 garnered public praise in China, but was then criticized in the Wuhan government newspaper (article since deleted, see
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