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What rhyme groups had “light” labial initials (輕唇音) such as 非 in the Yunjing (韻鏡)?

This page on "ChinaKnowledge" as well as Pulleyblank's Middle Chinese (published 1984, p.86) say that such rhymes were placed in grade 3 hekou (合口三等) in the standard rhyme tables. However ...
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Chinese Verse About Boats, Cargo and Munitions

These are verses from a poem I'm working on: "水击船舷,忙碌的号子,时光幽篁/堆积摆放的纸箱里不会是军火/是未沿路标挤进了一艘货船还是怎么." Currently I've translated it as: "Water beating against the hull, the hustle and bustle of ...