The Way of Life Author:Lao Tzu The cover says that the title is "The Way of Life Lao Tzu Wisdom of Ancient China Tao Te Ching: A New Translation by R.B. Blakney". The title page skips the line "Wisdom of Ancient China". Contains Preface and Introduction, pp. 9 - 43; and The Poems, pp. 53 - 134. Each poem includes a paraphrase or comment from the translator.