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A further view of the village with the mountain background. It shows the secluded village surrounded by mountains and away from everything else. This type of seclusion along with a seemingly idyllic life has been a constant yearning of Daoists, before and since the great Jin poet Tao Yuanming's(365-427) short description of it in his 桃花源 Peach Blossom Spring essay, which permanently fixed this romanticism in literature.