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XI. v.

Ability, various of Confucius, IX. vi, Antiquity, Confucius' fondness for
Able officers, eight, of Chow, XVIII. VII. xix. ; decay of the monuments

of, III. ix,
Abroad, when a son may go, IV. xix. Anxiety of parents, II. vi.; of Con-
Accomplishments come after duty, I. fucius about the training of his dis-

vi. ; blended with solid excellence, ciples, V. ii.
VI. xvi.

Appearances, fair, are suspicious, I.
Achievement of government, the great,

and XVII. xvii.
XIII. ix.

Appellations for the wife of a prince,
Acknowledgment of Confucius in es- XVI. xiv.

timating himself, VII. xxxii. Appreciation, what conduct will in-
Acting heedlessly, against, VII. xxvii. sure, XV. v.
Actions should always be right, XIV. Approaches of the unlikely, readily

iv. ; of Confucius were lessons and met by Confucius, VII. xxviii.
laws, XVII, xix.

Approbation, Confucius', of Nan Yung,
Adaptation for government of Yen

Yung, &c., VI. i.; of Tsze-loo, &c., Aptitude of the Keun-tsze, II. xii.
VI. vi.

Archery, contention in, III. vii.; a
Admiration, Yen Yuen's, of Confucius' discipline of virtue, III. xvi.
doctrines, IX. x.

Ardent and cautious disciples, Con-
Admonition of Confucius to Tsze-loo, fucius obliged to be content with,
XI. xiv.

XIII. xxi.
Advanced years, improvement difficult Ardour of Tsze-loo, V. vi.
in, XVII. xxvi.

Art of governing, XII. xiv.
Adversity, men are known in times of, Assent without reformation, a hopeless
IX. xxvii.

case, IX. xxiii.
Advice against useless expenditure, Attachment to Confucius of Yen Yuen,
XI. xiii.

XI. xxiii,
Age, the vice to be guarded against in, | Attainment, different stages of, VI.
XVI. vii.

Aim, the chief, I. xvi.

Attainments of Hwuy, like those of
Aims, of Tsze-loo, Tsăng-sih, &c., XI. Confucius, VII. x.

Attributes of the true scholar, XIX. i.
An all-pervading unity, the knowledge | Auspicious omens, Confucius gives up
of, Confucius' aim, XV. ii.

hope for want of, IX. viii.
Anarchy of Confucius' time, III. Avenge murder, how Confucius wished
Ancient rites, how Confucius cleaved to, XIV. xxii.

to, III. xvii.
Ancients, their slowness to speak, IV. Bad name, the danger of a, XIX. xx.

Barbarians, how to civilize, IX. xiii.




Becloudings of the mind, XVII. viii. Common practices, some indifferent
Bed, manner of Confucius in, X. xvi. and others not, IX. iji.
Benefits derived from studying the Communications to be proportioned to
Odes, XVII. ix.

susceptibility, VI. xix.
Benevolence, to be exercised with pru- | Comparison of Sze and Shang, XI. xv.

dence, VI. xxiv.; and wisdom, XII. | Comparisons, against making, XIV.

Blind, consideration of Confucius for Compass and vigour of mind necessary
the, XV. xli.

to a scholar, VIII. vii.
Boldness, excessive, of Tsze-loo, VII. Compassion, how a criminal-judge

should cherish, XVIII. xix.
Burial, Confucius' dissatisfaction with Complete man, of the, XIV. xiii.;
Hwuy's, XI. x.



virtue, I. XIV., and VI. xvi.
Business, every man should mind his | Concealment, not practised by Con-
own, VIII. xiv., and XIV. xxvii. fucius with his disciples, VII. xxiii.

Concubines, difficult to treat, XVII.
Calmness of Confucius in danger, VII,

Condemnation of Tsang. Woo-Chung,
Capacity of Mang Kung-ch'o, XIV. XIV. xv.; of Confucius for seeking

employment, XIV. xli.
Capacities of the superior and inferior Condition, only virtue adapts a man
man, XV. xxxiii.

to his, IV. ii.
Careful, about what things Confucius Conduct that will be everywhere ap-
was, VII. xii.

preciated, XV. v.
Carriage, Confucius at and in his, X. Confidence, enjoying, necessary to serv-

xvii. ; Confucius refuses to sell his, ing and to ruling, XIX. X.
to assist a needless expenditure, XI. Connate, Confucius' knowledge not,

VII. xix.
Caution, advantages of, IV. xxiii. ; Consideration, of Confucius for the

repentance avoided hy, 1. xiii. ; blind, XV. xli. ; a generous, of
in speaking, XII. iii., and XV. others, recommended, XVIII. *.

Consolation to Tsze-new, when anxi-
Ceremonies and music, XI. i.; end of, ous about his brother, XII, V.

1. xii. ; impropriety in, III. x. ; in- Constancy of mind, importance of,
fluence of in government, IV. xiii. ; XIII. xxii.
regulated according to their object, Constant Mean, the, VI. xxvii.
III. iv. ; secondary and ornamental, | Contemporaries of Confucius described,
III, viii. ; vain without virtue, III. XVI. xi.

Contention, the superior man avoids,
Character (s), admirable, of Tsze-yu,

III. vii.
&c., XV. vi. ; differences in, owing Contentment in poverty of Tsze-loo,
to habit, XVII. ii.; different, of IX. xxvi. ; of Confucius with his
two dukes, XIV. xvi. ; disliked by condition, IX. xi.; of the officer
Confucius, and Tsze-kung, XVII. King, XIII. viii.
xxiv. ; how Confucius dealt with dif- Contrast of Hwuy and Tsze, XI. xviii.
ferent, XI. xxi. ; how to determine, Conversation, with Chung-kung, XII.
II. x. ; lofty, of Shun and Yu, VIII. ii. ; with Tsze-chang, XII. vi., vii.;
xviii. ; of four disciples, XI. xvii.; XX. ii.; with Tsze-kung, XIV. xviii.;
of Kung-shuh Wăn, XIV. xiv.; of with Tsze-loo, XIV. xiii., xvii.;
Tan-t-ae Mëen-ming, VI. xii. ; vari- with Tsze-new, XII. iii. ; with Yen
ous elements of in Confucius, VII. Yuen, XII. i.
xxxvii.; what may be learnt from, Countenance, the, in filial piety, I.
IV. xvii.

Characteristics, of perfect virtue, XIII. Courage, not doing right from want of,
xix. ; of ten disciples, XI. ii.

II. xxiv.
Claimed, wliat Confucius, VII. xxxiii. Criminal judge, should cherish com-
Classes of men, in relation to know- passion, XIX. xix,

ledge, 'four, XVI. ix.; only two | Culpability of not reforming known
whom practice cannot change, XVII. faults, ŠV. xxix.

Climbing the heavens, equalling Con- | Danger, Confucius assured in time of

fucius like, XIX. XXV.

IX. v.



Dead, offices to the, I. ix.

Earnestness in teaching of Confucius,
Death, Confucius evades a question IX. vii.

about, XI. xi, ; how Confucius felt Egotism, instance of freedom from,
Hwuy's, XI. viii., ix. ; without re-

VIII. v.
gret, IV. viii.

Eight able officers of the Chowdynasty,
Declined, what Confucius, to be reck- XVIII. xi.
oned, VII. xxxiii.

Emolument, learning for, II. xviii.;
Defects of former times become modern shameful to care only for, XIV. i.
vices, XVII. xvi.

End, the, crowns the work, IX, xxi. .
Defence, of himself by Confucius, XIV. Enjoyment, advantageous and injuri-

xxxvi. ; of his own method of teach- ous sources of, XVI. v.
ing, by Tsze-hea, XIX. xii. ; of Equalled, Confucius cannot be, XIX.

Tsze-loo, by Confucius, XI. xiv.
Degeneracy, of Confucius' age, VI. Error, how acknowledged by Confu-
xiv. ; instance of, XV. xxv.

cius, VII. XXX.
Delusions, how to discover, XII. X., | Essential, what is, in different services,

III. xxvi.
Demeanour of Confucius, X. i. to v., Estimate, Confucius' humble, of him-

self, VII. ii., iii., IX. XV., XIV.
Departure of Confucius, from Loo, xxx.; of what he could do if em-

ŠVIII. iv.; from Ts'e, XVIII. ployed, XIII. x.

Estimation of others, not a man's con-
Depreciation, Confucius above the reach

cern, XIV. xxxii.
of, XIX. xxiv.

Example, better than force, II. -
Description of himself as a learner, by government efficient by, &c., X11.

xvii., xviii., xix. ; the secret of
Dejrenus, VII, xviii.

rulers' success, XIII, i. ; value of.
VII. viii.

in those in high stations, VIII. ii.
Development of knowledge, II. xi, Excess and defect equally wrong, XI.
Differences of character, owing to
habit, XVII. ii.

Expenditure, against useless, XI. xiii.
Dignity, necessary in a ruler, XV. External, the, may be predicated from

the internal, XIV. v.
Disciples, anxiety about training, V. Extravagant speech, hard to be made

good, XIV. xxi.
Discrimination of Confucius in reward-

ing officers, VI. iii. ; without sus- Fair appearances are suspicious, I. iii.,
piciousness, the merit of, XIV.

, and XVII. xvii.

Fasting, rules observed by Confucius
Dispersion of the musicians of Loo, when, X. vii.
XVIII. xi.

Father's vices, no discredit to a virtu-
Distinction, notoriety not, XII. xx. ous son, VI. iv.
Distress, the superior man above, XV.i. | Faults of men, characteristic of their
Divine mission, Confucius' assurance class, IV. vii,
of a, VII. xxii., IX. v.

Feelings, need not always be spoken,
Doctrine of Confucius, admiration of, XIV. iv.

Fidelity of his disciples, Confucius'
Dreams of Confucius affected by dis-

memory of, XI. ii.
appointments, VII. v.

Filial piety, s. xi., IV. xix., XX., xxi. ;
Dress, rules of Confucius in regard to argument for, II. vi.; cheerfulness
his, X, vi.

in, II. viii. ; the foundation of vir-
Dying counsels to a man in high sta- tuous practice, I. ii.; of Meen Tsze-
tion, VIII. iv.

keen, XI. iv.; of Măng Chang,
Dynasties, Yin, Hea, and Chow, VIII. XIX. xviii. ; reverence in, II. vii. ;
iv., III. xx. ; Yin and Hea, III, ix. ; seen in care of the person, VIII. iii.
Chow, &c., III. xiv. ; certain rules Firmness of superior man, based on
exemplified in the ancient; eight right, XV. xxxvi.
able officers of the Chow, XVIII. Five excellent things to be honoured,
xi.; three worthies of the Yin, XX. ii.; things which constitute
XVIII. i. ; the three, XV. xxiv. perfect virtue, XVII. vi.

Flattery of sacrificing to others' an-
Earnest student, Hwuy the, IX. xix. cestors, II. xxiv.

IX. X.

Food, rules of Confucius about his, X. communication of his doctrine, V.

Foreknowledge, how far possible, II. Grief, Confucius vindicates his, for

Hwuy, XI. ix.
Forethought, necessity of, XV. xi. Guiding principle of Confucius, XVIII.
Formalism, against, III. iv.

Former times, Confucius' preference

for, XI. i.
Forward youth, Confucius' employ-

Happiness of Confucius among his

disciples, XI. xii. ; of Hwuy in
ment of a, XIV. xlvii.
Foundation of virtue, I. ii.

poverty, VI. ix.
Four bad things, to he put away, XX.

Haste, not to be desired in government,

XIII. xvii.
ii.; classes of men in relation to
knowledge, XVI. ix.

Heaven, Confucius rested in the order-
Frailties from which Confucius was

ing of, XIV. xxxviii. ; knew him,

Confucius thought that, XIV.
free, IX, iv.
Fraternal submission, I. ii.

xxxvii. ; no remedy for sin against,

III. xiii.
Friends, rules for choosing, 1. viii., and Hesitating faith, Tsze-chang on, XIX.
IX. xxiv, ; trait of Confucius in re-


lation to, X. xv.
Friendship, how to maintain, V. xvi. ;

High aim proper to a student, VI. x.;
Tsze-chang's virtue too high for,

things, too much minding of, XIX.
XIX. xvi.

Home, Confucius at, X. xvi.; how
Friendships, what, advantageous and

Confucius could be not at, XVII. xx.
injurious, XVI.'iv.

Hope, Confucius gives up, for want of
Frivolous talkers, against, XV. xvi.
Funeral rites, Confucius' dissatisfac- Hopeless case, of glúttony and idleness,

auspicious omens, IX. viii.
tion with Hwuy's, XI. X. ; to pa- XVII. xxii. ; of those who assent

rents, I. ix,
Furnace, the, and the S. W. Corner, of

to advice without reforming, IX.

xxiii. ; of those who will not think,
a house, III. xiii.

XV. xv.

House and wall, the comparison of a,
Gain, the mean man's concern, IV. XIX. xxiii.

Humble claim of Confucius for himself,
Generosity of Pih-e and Shuh-ts'e,

V. xxvii. ; estimate of himself, VII.
V. xxii.

ii., iii., IX. xv., XIV. xxx.
Glib-tongued, Confucius not, XIV. Humility of Confucius, VII. xxvi.

Hundred years, what good govern-
Glibness of tongue and beauty, es-

ment could effect in a, XIII. xi.
teemed by the age, VI. xiv.
Glossing faults, a proof of the mean
man, XIX. viii.

Idleness of Tsae Yu, V. ix. ; case of,
Gluttony and idleness, case of, hope- hopeless, XVII. xxii.
less, XVII. xxii.

Ignorant man's remark about Con-
God, address to, XX. i.

fucius, IX. ii.
Golden rule, expressed with negatives, Impatience, danger of, XV. xxvi.
V.xi., XV. xxiii.

Imperial rites, usurpation of, III. i.,
Good fellowship of Confucius, VII. .

Improvement, self, II. xviii.; difficult
Good, learning leads to, VIII. xii, in advanced years, XVII. xxvi.
Good man, thự, XI. xix. ; we must Incompetency, our own, a fit cause of
not judge a man to be, from his dis-

concern, XV. xviii.
course, XI. XX.

Indifference of the officer King to
Governing, the art of, XII. xiv.; with- riches, XIII. viii.
out personal effort, XV. iv.

Indignation of Confucius at the usurp-
Government, good, seen from its effects, ation of imperial rites, III, i., ii.; at

XIII. xvi. ; good, how only obtained, the support of usurpation and extor-
XII. xi.; may be conducted effi- tion by a disciple, XI. xvi. ; at the
ciently, how, XX. ii.; moral in its

wrong overcoming the right, XVII.
end, XII. xvii. ; principles of, I. v.; xviii.
requisites of, XII. vii.

Inferior pursuits, inapplicable to great
Gradual progress of Confucius, II. iv.; objects, XIX. iv.

ii., vi.


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Instruction, how a man may find, parents and ministers, XIV. viii.;
VII. xxi.

to rulers, VIII. X.; to Tsze-loo,
Instructions to a son about govern- XIII, i.
ment, XVIII. x.

Lessons and laws, Confucius' actions
Insubordination, worse than meanness, were, XVII. xix.

VII. XXXV. ; different causes of, Libation, pouring out of, in sacrifice,

VIII. x.
Intelligence, what constitutes, XII. vi. Life, human, valued by Confucius, X.
Intercourse, character formed by, V. xii. ; without uprightness, not true,

ii. ; of Confucius with others, traits VI. xvii,
of, x. xi. ; with others, different Likings and dislikings of others, in
opinions on, XIX. iii.

determining a man's character,
Internal, the, not predicable from the XIII. xxiv. and XV. xxvii.
external, XIV. v.

Literary acquirements, useless without
Ironical admonition, XIII. xiv.

practical ability, XIII. v.

Litigation, how Tsze-loo could settle,
Jealousy of others' talents, against, XII. xii.; it is better to prevent,
XV. x., iii.

XII. xiii.
Joy of Confucius independent of out- Love of virtue rare, IV. vi. and IX.
ward circumstances, VII. xv.

Judgment of Confucius concerning Love to learn, of Confucius, V. xxvii.;

Tsze-ch'an, &c., XIV. x. ; of retired of Hwuy, XI. vi. ; rarity of, VI.
worthy, on Confucius, XIV. xlii.

Loving and hating aright, IV. iii.
Keun-tsze. See Superior man.
Killing, not to be talked of by rulers, Madman, the, of Ts'oo, XVIII.
XII. xix.

Man, in relation to principles of duty,
Knowing and not knowing, II. xvii. XV. xxviii.
Knowledge, disclaimed by Confucius, Manhood, the vice to be guarded

IX. vii.; four classes of men in re- against in, XVI. vii.
lation to, XVI. ix, , not lasting with- Manner of Confucius when unoccupied,
out virtue, XV. xxxii. ; of Confucius VII. iv,
not connate, VIII. xix. ; sources of Marriage-making, Confucius in, V. i.
Confucius', XIX. xxii,; subserves Mat, rule of Confucius about his,
benevolence, II. xxii.

X. ix.

Maturing of character, rules for,
Lament over moral error added to VII. vi.

natural defect, VIII. xvi. ; sickness Mean man, glosses his facts, XIX.
of Pih-new, VI. viii. ; persistence

See Superior man.
in error, V. xxvi. ; rarity of the love | Meanness of Wei-shang, V. xxiii.;
of virtue, IV. vi, ; the rash reply of not so bad as insubordination, VII.
Tsae Go, III. xxi. ; the wayward-
ness of men, VI. xiv, ; of Confucius, Mercenary officers, impossible to serve
that men did not know him, XIV. along with, XVII. xv.

Merit of Kung-shuh Wăn, XIV. xix.;
Language, the chief virtue of, XV. xl. of Kwan Chung, XIV. xvii., xviii.
Learner, the, I. i., xiv. ; Confucius virtue of concealing, VI. xiii.

describes himself as a, VII. xviii. Messenger, an admirable, XIV. xxvi.
Learning and propriety combined, VI. Military affairs, Confucius refuses to

xxv, and XII. xv.; Confucius' fond- talk of, XV. i.
ness for, V. xxvii.; different motives | Minding too much high things, XIX.
for, XIV. xxv. ; end of, Il. xviii.
how to be pursued, Vl. xi. and Minister, the faithful, XV. xxxvii.
VIII. xvii.; in order to virtue, Ministers, great and ordinary, XI.
XIX. vi. ; necessity of, to complete xxiii, ; importance of good and able,
virtue, XVII. viii.; quickly leads XIV. xx. ; must be sincere and up-
to good, VIII. xii. ; should not right, XIV. xxiii. ; should be strict
cease or be intermitted, IX. xviii.; and decided, XIV. viii.
substance of, I. vii.; the indications Mission of Confucius, Yen Yuen's
of a real love of, XIX. v. ; the stu- confidence in, XI. xxii.
dent's workshop, XIX. vii.

Model student, fond recollections of ay
Lesson, of prudence, XIV. ix. ; to





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