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Emperor, certain exclusive prerogatives
of the, xxviii. 2, 3, 4,
Emperor-sage, the, described, xxix.
Equilibrium, the mind in a state of,
i. 4, 5.
Eulogium of Confucius, xxx., xxxi.,
Fame of Confucius universal, xxxi. 4.
Filial piety, of Shun, xvii.; of King
Woo, and the duke of Chow, xix.
Five duties of universal obligation,
Forcefulness, in its relation to the prac-
tice of the Mean, x.
Four things to which Confucius had
not attained, xiii. 4.
Government, easy to him who under-
stands sacrificial ceremonies, xix. 6;
dependent on the character of the
officers, and ultimately on that of the
Harmony, the mind in a state of, i. 4,
5; combined with firmness, in the
Superior man, X, 5.
Heaven, rewarding filial piety in the
case of Shun, and virtue in the case
of Wän, xvii.; Confucius the equal
of, xxxi. 3. -
Heaven and Earth, order of, dependent
on the equilibrium and harmony of
the human mind, i. 5; the perfectly
sincere man forms a termion with,
xxii, ; Confucius compared to, xxx.
* Instruction, definition of, i. 1,
Insubordination, the evil of, xxviii.
*Intelligence, how connected with sin.
JKnowledge of duties come by in three
different ways, xx. 9
Lamentation that the path of the Mean
was untrodden, v.
Law to himself, man a, xiii,
Man has the law of the Mean in him.
self, xiii. -
MEAN, only the superior man can fol-
low the, ii. 1; the rarity of the prac-
tice of the, iii. ; how it was that few
were able to practise the, iv.; how
Shun practised the, vi. ; men's ig-
norance of the, shown in their con-
duct, vii.; how Hwuy held fast the
course of the, viii.; the difficulty of
attaining to the, ix. ; on forcefulness
in its relation to the, X. ; only the
Sage can come up to the requirements
of the, xi. 3; the course of the,
reaches far andwide, but yet is secret,
xii. ; common men and women may
practise the, xii. 2; orderly advance
in the practice of the, xv. ; Con-
fucius never swerved from the, xxxi.
Sacrifices, to spiritual beings, xvi. 3;
instituted by Woo and the duke of
Chow, xviii. 2, 3; to Heaven and
Earth, xix. 6; to ancestors, xviii.,
Sage, a, only can come up to the re-
quirements of the mean, xi. 3; matur-
ally and easily embodies the right
way, xx. 18; the glorious path of,
xxvii.; Confucius a perfect, xxxi. 1.
Seasons, Confucius compared to the
four, xxx. 2, 3.
Secret watchfulness over himself cha-
racteristic of the superior man, i. 3.
Self-examination practised by the su-
perior man, xxxiii. 2.
Sincerity, the outgoing of, cannot be
repressed, xvi. 5; the way of Heaven,
xx. 17, 18; how to be attained, xx.
19; how connected with intelligence,
xxi.; the most complete, necessary
to the full development of the mature,
xxii.; development of, in those not
naturally possessed of it, xxiii.; when
entire, can foreknow, xxiv. ; the
completion of everything effected by
xxv.; the possessor of entire, is the
co-equal of Heaven and Earth, and
is an infinite and an independent
being—a God, xxvi., xxxii. 1.
Singleness, necessary to the practice of
the relative duties, xx. 8; necessary
to the practice of government, xx.
15, 17 ; of King Wän's virtue, xxvi.
Sovereign, a, must not neglect personal
and relative duties, xx. 7.
Spirit, the perfectly sincere man is like
Spiritual beings, the operation and in-
fluence of, xvi. ; the emperor-sage
presents himself before, without any
doubts, xxix. 3, 4.
Steps in the practice of the Mean, xv.
Superior man is cautious, and watchful
over himself, i. 2, 5; only can follow
the Mean, ii. 2; combines harmony
with firmness, x. 5; the way of, is
far-reaching and yet secret, xii. ;
distinguished by entire sincerity, xiii.
4; in every variety of situation pur-
sues the Mean, and finds his rule
in himself, xiv.; pursues his course
with determination, xx. 20, 21 ; en-
deavours to attain to the glorious
path of the sage, xxvii. 6, 7; prefers
concealment of his virtue, while the
mean man seeks notoriety, xxxiii. 1.
Three kings, the founders of the three
dynasties, xxix. 3.
Three virtues, wherewith the relative
duties are practised, xx. 8.
Three things important to a sovereign,
Three hundred rules of ceremony, and
three thousand rules of demeanour,
xxvii. 3, -
Virtue in its highest degree and influ-
ence, xxxiii. 4, 5, 6.
Virtuous course, the commencement
and completion of a, xxxiii.