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Ability, various of Confucius, IX. vi.
Able officers, eight, of Chow, XVIII.
Abroad, when a son may go, IV. xix.
Accomplishments come after duty, I.
vi. ; blended with solid excellence,
VI. xvi.
Achievement of government, the great,
XIII. ix.
Acknowledgment of Confucius in es-
timating himself, VII. xxxii.
Acting heedlessly, against, VII. xxvii.
Actions should always be right, XIV.
iv. ; of Confucius were lessons and
laws, XVII. xix.
Adaptation for government of Yen
Yung, &c., VI, i.; of Tsze-loo, &c.,
VI. Vi.
Admiration, Yen Yuen’s, of Confucius'
doctrines, IX. X.
Admonition of Confucius to Tsze-loo,
XI. xiv.
Advanced years, improvement difficult
in, XVII. xxvi.
Adversity, men are known in times of,
IX. xxvii.
Advice against useless expenditure,
I. xiii.
Age, the vice to be guarded against in,
XVI. vii.
Aim, the chief, I. xvi.
Aims, of Tsze-loo, Tsäng-sih, &c., XI.
An all-pervading unity, the knowledge
of, Confucius’ aim, XV. ii.
Anarchy of Confucius' time, III. v.
Ancient rites, how Confucius cleaved
to, III. xvii.
Ancients, their slowness to speak, IV.

Antiquity, Confucius' fondness for
VII. xix. ; decay of the monuments
of, III. ix.
Anxiety of parents, II. vi.; of Con-
fucius about the training of his dis-
ciples, V. ii.
Appearances, fair, are suspicious, I.
iii., and XVII. xvii.
Appellations for the wife of a prince,
XVI. xiv.
Appreciation, what conduct will in-
sure, XV. v.
Approaches of the unlikely, readily
met by Confucius, VII. xxviii.
Approbation, Confucius', of Nan Yung,
XI. v.
Aptitude of the Keun-tsze, II. xii.
Archery, contention in, III. vii.; a
discipline of virtue, III. xvi.
Ardent and cautious disciples, Con-
fucius obliged to be content with,
|XIII. xxi.
Ardour of Tsze-loo, V. vi.
Art of governing, XII. xiv.
Assent without reformation, a hopeless
case, IX. xxiii.
Attachment to Confucius of Yen Yuen,
XI. xxiii.
Attainment, different stages of, VI.
Attainments of Hwuy, like those of
Confucius, VII. x.
Attributes of the true scholar, XIX. i.
Auspicious omens, Confucius gives up
hope for want of, IX. viii.
Avenge murder, how Confucius wished
to, XIV. xxii.

Bad name, the danger of a, XIX. xx.
Barbarians, how to civilize, IX. xiii.

Becloudings of the mind, XVII. viii.
Bed, manner of Confucius in, X. xvi.
Benefits derived from studying the
Odes, XVII. ix.
Benevolence, to be exercised with pru-
dence, VI. xxiv.; and wisdom, XII.
YXll. -
Blind, consideration of Confucius for
the, XV. xli.
Boldness, excessive, of Tsze-loo, VII.
Burial, Confucius' dissatisfaction with
Hwuy's, XI. x.
Business, every man should mind his
own, VIII. xiv., and XIV. xxvii.

Calmness of Confucius in danger, VII,

Capacity of Mang Kung-cho, XIV.

Capacities of the superior and inferior
man, XV. xxxiii.
Careful, about what things Confucius
was, VII. xii.
Carriage, Confucius at and in his, X.
xvii.; Confucius refuses to sell his,
to assist a needless expenditure, XI.
Caution, advantages of, IV. xxiii.;
repentance avoided by, I. xiii. ;
in speaking, XII. iii., and XV.
"Vll. s
Ceremonies and music, XI. i. ; end of,
I. xii. ; impropriety in, III. x. ; in-
fluence of in government, IV. xiii.;
regulated according to their object,
III. iv.; secondary and ornamental,
III. viii.; vain without virtue, III.
Character (s), admirable, of Tsze-yu,
&c., XV. vi. ; differences in, owing
to habit, XVII. ii.; different, of
two dukes, XIV. xvi. ; disliked by
Confucius, and Tsze-kung, XVII.
xxiv. ; how Confucius dealt with dif-
ferent, XI. xxi.; how to determine,
II. x.; lofty, of Shun and Yu, VIII.
xviii.; of four disciples, XI. xvii.;
of Kung-shuh Wän, XIV. xiv.; of
Tan-tae Méen-ming, VI. xii.; vari-
ous elements of in Confucius, VII.
xxxvii.; what may be learnt from,
IV. xvii.
Characteristics, of perfect virtue, XIII.
xix. ; of ten disciples, XI. ii.
Claimed, what Confucius, VII. xxxiii.
Classes of men, in relation to know-
ledge, four, XVI. ix. ; only two
whom practice cannot change, XVII.
Climbing the heavens, equalling Con-
fucius like, XIX, XXV,

Common practices, some indifferent
and others not, IX. iii.
Communications to be proportioned to
susceptibility, VI. xix.
Comparison of Sze and Shang, XI. xv.
Comparisons, against making, XIV.
Compass and vigour of mind necessary
to a scholar, VIII. vii.
Compassion, how a criminal-judge
should cherish, XVIII. xix.
Complete man, of the, XIV. xiii.;
virtue, I. XIV., and VI. xvi.
Concealment, not practised by Con-
fucius with his disciples, VII. xxiii.
Concubines, difficult to treat, XVII.
Condemnation of Tsang. Woo-Chung,
XIV. xv.; of Confucius for seeking
employment, XIV. xli.
Condition, only virtue adapts a man
to his, IV. ii.
*Conduct that will be everywhere ap-
preciated, XV. v.
Confidence, enjoying, necessary to serv-
ing and to ruling, XIX. x.
Connate, Confucius’ knowledge mot,
VII. xix.
Consideration, of Confucius for the
blind, XV. xli. ; a generous, of
others, recommended, XVIII. X.
Consolation to Tsze-new, when anxi-
ous about his brother, XII. v.
Constancy of mind, importance of,
XIII. xxii.
Constant Mean, the, VI. xxvii.
Contemporaries of Confucius described,
XVI. xi.
Contention, the superior man avoids,
III. vii. .
Contentment in poverty of Tsze-loo,
IX. xxvi. ; of Confucius with his
condition, IX. xi.; of the officer
King, XIII. viii.
Contrast of Hwuy and Tsze, XI. xviii.
Conversation, with Chung-kung, XII.
ii.; with Tsze-chang, XII. vi., vii.;
XX. ii.; with Tsze-kung, XIV. xviii.;
with Tsze-loo, XIV. xiii., xvii.;
with Tsze-new, XII, iii.; with Yen
Yuen, XII. i.
Countenance, the, in filial piety, I.
Courage, not doing right from want of
II. xxiv.
Criminal judge, should cherish com-
passion, XIX. Xix.
Culpability of not reforming known
faults, XV. xxix.

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Dead, offices to the, I. ix.
Death, Confucius evades a question
about, XI. xi.; how Confucius felt
Hwuy's, XI. viii., ix. ; without re-
gret, IV. viii.
Declined, what Confucius, to be reck-
oned, VII. xxxiii.
Defects of former times become modern
vices, XVII. xvi. -
Defence, of himself by Confucius, XIV.
xxxvi. ; of his own method of teach-
ing, by Tsze-hea, XIX. xii. ; of
Tsze-loo, by Confucius, XI. xiv.
Degeneracy, of Confucius' age, WI.
xiv. ; instance of, XV. xxv.
Delusions, how to discover, XII. x.,
Demeanour of Confucius, X. i. to v.,
Departure of Confucius, from Loo,
XVIII, iv.; from Tsoe, XVIII.
Ill. -
Depreciation, Confucius above the reach
of XIX. xxiv.
Description of himself as a learner, by
Confucius, VII, xviii.
Desire and ability, required in disciples,
VII. viii.
Development of knowledge, II. xi,
Differences of character, owing to
habit, XVII, ii.
Dignity, necessary in a ruler, XV.
Disciples, anxiety about training, V.
- XXI.
Discrimination of Confucius in reward-
ing officers, WI. iii. ; without sus-
piciousness, the merit of XIV.
Dispersion of the musicians of Loo,
XVIII. xi.
Distinction, motoriety not, XII. xx.
T)istress, the superior man above, XV, i.
Divine mission, Confucius' assurance
of a, VII. xxii., IX. v.
Doctrine of Confucius, admiration of,
IX. x.
Dreams of Confucius affected by dis-
appointments, VII. v.
Dress, rules of Confucius in regard to
his, X. vi.
Dying counsels to a man in high sta-
tion, VIII. iv.
Dynasties, Yin, Hea, and Chow, VIII.
iv., III. xx. ; Yin and Hea, III. ix. ;
Chow, &c., III. xiv. ; certain rules
exemplified in the ancient; eight
able officers of the Chow, XVIII.
xi.;_three worthies of the Yin,
XVIII. i. ; the three, XV. xxiv.

Earnest student, Hwuy the, IX. xix.

Earnestness in teaching of Confucius,
. Vll.
Egotism, instance of freedom from,
Eight able officers of the Chow dynasty,
XVIII. xi.
Emolument, learning for, II. xviii.;
shameful to care only for, XIV. i.
End, the, crowns the work, IX, xxi.
Enjoyment, advantageous and injuri-
ous sources of, XVI. v.
Equalled, Confucius cannot be, XIX.
Error, how acknowledged by Confu-
cius, VII. xxx.
Essential, what is, in different services,
III. xxvi.
Estimate, Confucius’ humble, of him-
self, VII. ii., iii., IX. xv., XIV.
xxx. ; of what he could do if em-
ployed, XIII. x.
Estimation of others, not a man's con-
cern, XIV. xxxii.
Example, better than force, II. Y.
government efficient by, &c., X11.
xvii., xviii., xix. ; the secret of
rulers' success, XIII. i. ; value of
in those in high stations, VIII. ii.
Excess and defect equally wrong, XI.
Expenditure, against useless, XI. xiii.
External, the, may be predicated from
the internal, XIV. v.
Extravagant speech, hard to be made
good, XIV. xxi.

Fair appearances are suspicious, I. iii.,
and XVII. xvii.
Fasting, rules observed by Confucius
when, X. vii.
Pather's vices, no discredit to a virtu-
ous son, WI. iv.
Faults of men, characteristic of their
class, IV. vii.
Feelings, need not always be spoken,
XIV. iv.
Fidelity of his disciples, Confucius’
rnemory of, XI. ii.
Filial piety, I. xi., IV, xix., xx., xxi.;
argument for, II. vi. ; cheerfulness
in, II. viii.; the foundation of vir-
tuous practice, I. ii.; of Meen Tsze-
keen, XI. iv.; of Măng Chwang,
YIX. xviii.; reverence in, II. vii. ;
seen in care of the person, VIII. iii.
Firmness of superior man, based on
right, XV. xxxvi.
Five excellent things to be honoured,
XX. ii.; things which constitute
perfect virtue, XVII, vi.
Flattery of sacrificing to others’ an-
cestors, II. xxiv.

Food, rules of Confucius about his, X.
Foreknowledge, how far possible, II.
Eorethought, necessity of, XV. xi.
Formalism, against, III. iv.
Former times, Confucius' preference
for, XI. i.
IForward youth, Confucius' employ-
ment of a, XIV. xlvii.
Foundation of virtue, I. ii.
Four bad things, to be put away, XX.
ii. ; classes of men in relation to
knowledge, XVI. ix.
Frailties from which Confucius was
free, IX. iv.
Fraternal submission, I. ii.
Friends, rules for choosing, I. viii., and
IX. xxiv.; trait of Confucius in re-
lation to, X. xv.
Friendship, how to maintain, V. xvi. ;
Tsze-chang's virtue too high for,
XIX. xvi.
Friendships, what, advantageous and
injurious, XVI, iv.
Frivolous talkers, against, XV. xvi.
Funeral rites, Confucius' dissatisfac-
tion with Hwuy's, XI. X. ; to pa-
rents, I. ix.
Furnace, the, and the S. W. Corner, of
a house, III. xiii.

Gain, the mean man’s concern, IV.
Generosity of Pih-e and Shuh-tsoe,
. XXll.
Glib-tongued, Confucius not, XIV.
Glibness of tongue and beauty, es-
teemed by the age, VI. xiv.
Glossing faults, a proof of the mean
man, XIX. viii.
Gluttony and idleness, case of, hope-
less, XVII. xxii. t
God, address to, XX. i.
Golden rule, expressed with negatives,
V. xi., XV. xxiii.
Good fellowship of Confucius, VII.
, Good, learning leads to, VIII. xii,
Good man, the, XI. xix. ; we must
not judge a man to be, from his dis-
course, XI. xx.
Governing, the art of XII. xiv.; with-
out personal effort, XV. iv.
Government, good, seen from its effects,
XIII. xvi. ; good, how only obtained,
XII. xi.; may be conducted effi-
ciently, how, XX. ii.; moral in its
end, XII. xvii.; principles of, I. v.;
requisites of, XII. vii.
Gradual progress of Confucius, II. iv.;

communication of his doctrine, V.
Grief, Confucius vindicates his, for
Hwuy, XI. ix.
Guiding principle of Confucius, XVIII.

Happiness of Confucius among his
disciples, xii. ; of Hwuy in
poverty, VI. ix.
Haste, not to be desired in government,
XIII. xvii.
Heaven, Confucius rested in the order-
ing of, XIV, xxxviii.; knew him,
Confucius thought that, XIV.
xxxvii.; no remedy for sin against,
III. xiii.
Hesitating faith, Tsze-chang on, XIX.
High aim proper to a student, VI. x. ;
things, too much minding of, XIX.
Home, Confucius at, X. xvi.; how
Confucius could be not at, XVII.xx.
Hope, Confucius gives up, for want of
auspicious Omens, IX. viii.
Hopeless case, of gluttony and idleness,
XVII. xxii. ; of those who assent
to advice without reforming, IX.
xxiii.; of those who will not think,
Y.V. XV.
House and wall, the comparison of a,
XIX. xxiii.
Humble claim of Confucius for himself,
V. xxvii.; estimate of himself, VII.
ii., iii., IX. xv., XIV. XXX.
Humility of Confucius, VII. xxvi.
Hundred years, what good govern-
ment could effect in a, XIII. xi.

Idleness of Tsae Yu, V. ix. ; case of,
hopeless, XVII. xxii.
Ignorant man’s remark about Con-
fucius, IX. ii.
Impatience, danger of, XV. xxvi.
Imperial rites, usurpation of, III. i.,
11. , Vl.
Improvement, self, II. xviii.; difficult
in advanced years, XVII. xxvi.
Incompetency, our own, a fit cause of
concern, XV. xviii.
Indifference of the officer King to
riches, XIII. viii.
Indigmation of Confucius at the usurp-
ation of imperial rites, III. i., ii.; at
the support of usurpation and extor-
tion by a disciple, XI. xvi. ; at the
wrong overcoming the right, XVII.
Inferior pursuits, inapplicable to great
objects, XIX. iv.

Instruction, how a man may find,
VII. xxi.
Instructions to a son about govern-
ment, XVIII. x. -
Insubordination, worse than meanness,
VII. xxxv. ; different causes of,
VIII. x.
Intelligence, what constitutes, XII. vi.
Intercourse, character formed by, W.
ii. ; of Confucius with others, traits
of, X. xi.; with others, different
opinions on, XIX. iii.
Internal, the, not predicable from the
external, XIV. v.
Ironical admonition, XIII. xiv.

Jealousy of others' talents, against,
V. x., iii. -
Joy of Confucius independent of out-
ward circumstances, VII. xv.
Judgment of Confucius concerning
Tsze-ch'an, &c., XIV. x. ; of retired
worthy, on Confucius, XIV. xlii.

Keun-tsze. See Superior man.
Killing, not to be talked of by rulers,
XII. xix.
Rinowing and not knowing, II. xvii.
Knowledge, disclaimed by Confucius,
IX. vii.; four classes of men in re-
lation to, XVI. ix. , not lasting with-
out virtue, XV, xxxii.; of Confucius
not connate, VIII. xix. ; sources of
Confucius’, XIX. xxii, ; subserves
benevolence, II. xxii.

Iament over moral error added to
matural defect, VIII. xvi. ; sickness
of Pih-new, WI. viii.; persistence
in error, V. xxvi. ; rarity of the love
of virtue, IV. vi. ; the rash reply of
Tsae Go, III. xxi.; the wayward-
mess of men, VI, xiv.; of Confucius,
that men did not know him, XIV.
Language, the chief virtue of, XV. xl.
Learner, the, I. i., xiv.; Confucius
describes himself as a, VII. xviii.
Learning and propriety combined, VI.
xxv, and XII. xv.; Confucius' fond-
mess for, W. xxvii.; different motives
for, XIV. xxv. ; end of II. xviii.;
how to be pursued, VI. xi. and
VIII. xvii.; in order to virtue,
XIX. vi. ; necessity of, to complete
virtue, XVII. viii.; quickly leads
to good, VIII. xii.; should not
cease or be intermitted, IX. xviii.;
Substance of, I. vii.; the indications
of a real love of, XIX. v. ; the stu-
dent’s workshop, XIX. vii.

Lesson, of prudence, XIV. ix. ; to

parents and ministers, XIV. viii.;
to rulers, VIII. x.; to Tsze-loo,
XIII, i.
Lessons and laws, Confucius' actions
were, XVII. xix.
Libation, pouring out of, in sacrifice,
III. x.
Life, human, valued by Confucius, X.
xii. ; without uprightness, not true,
VI. xvii,
Likings and dislikings of others, in
determining a man’s character,
XIII. xxiv. and XV. xxvii.
Literary acquirements, useless without
practical ability, XIII. v.
Litigation, how Tsze-loo could settle,
XII. xii.; it is better to prevent,
|XII. xiii.
Love of virtue rare, IV. vi. and IX.
Love to learn, of Confucius, W. xxvii.;
of Hwuy, XI. vi. ; rarity of, VI.
Loving and hating aright, IV. iii.

Madman, the, of Ts'oo, XVIII. v.
Man, in relation to principles of duty,
XV. xxviii. -
Manhood, the vice to be guarded
against in, XVI. vii.
Manner of Confucius when unoccupied,
VII, iv.
Marriage-making, Confucius in, W, i.
Mat, rule of Confucius about his,
X. ix.
Maturing of character, rules for,
II. vi. -
Mean man, glosses his facts, XIX.
viii. See Superior man.
Meanness of Wei-shang, V. xxiii.;
not so bad as insubordination, VII.
Mercenary officers, impossible to serve
along with, XVII. xv.
Merit of Kung-shuh Wän, XIV. xix.;
of Kwan Chung, XIV. xvii., xviii.;
virtue of concealing, VI. xiii.
Messenger, an admirable, XIV. XXVi.
Military affairs, Confucius refuses to
talk of, XV. i.
Minding too much high things, XIX.


Minister, the faithful, XV. xxxvii.

Ministers, great and , ordinary, XI.
xxiii, ; importance of good and able,
|XIV. xx. ; must be sincere and up-
right, XIV. xxiii.; should be strict
and decided, XIV. viii.

Mission of Confucius, Yen Yuen's
confidence im, XI. xxii.

Model student, fond recollections of a,
IX. xx.

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