- mulberry (tree)
- the world is a scene of constant changes; a mulberry field changes into a blue sea [literal] - proverb
- knock on wood; touch wood; heaven forbid; God help me; absit omen! - spoken to ward off misfortune
- The world is a scene of constant changes (as a mulberry field changing into a blue sea). - Chinese legend - four character idiom
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