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Wăn, the king, comm., iii. 3.

Yin dynasty, comm., s. 5.
Yin, an ancient officer mentioned in

the She-king, comm., X. 4.

Yaou, the emperor, comm., i. 3, ix. 4.



Analects, quotations from the, iii., 5; combined with firmness, in the
xxviii. 5.

superior man, x. 5.
Ancestors, worship of, xviii. 2, 3, xix. Heaven, rewarding filial piety in the
Antiquity, the regulations of, cannot case of Shun, and virtue in the case
be attested, xxviii. 5, xxix. 2.

of Wăn, xvii.; Confucius the equal
Archery, illustrative of the way of the of, xxxi, 3.
superior man, xiv. 5.

Heaven and Earth, order of, dependent

on the equilibrium and harmony of
Benevolence, to be cherished in tread- the human mind, i. 5; the perfectly
ing the path of duty, xx. 4, 5.

sincere man forms a ternion with,
Burial and mourning, xviii. 3.

xxii. ; Confucius compared to, xxx.

Ceremonies, music, &c., can be ordered

only by the emperor, xxviii. 2, 3, 4. Instruction, definition of, i. 1.
Common men and women may carry Insubordination, the evil of, xxviii.

into practice the Mean in its simple Intelligence, how connected with sin.
elements, xii. 2, 4.

cerity, xxi.
Completion of everything effected by
sincerity, xxv.

Knowledge of duties come by in three

different ways, xx, 9.
Emperor, certain exclusive prerogatives
of the, xxviii. 2, 3, 4,

Lamentation that the path of the Mean
Emperor-sage, the, described, xxix. was untrodden, v.
Equilibrium, the mind in a state of, | Law to himself, man a, xiii,
Eulogium of Confucius, xxx., xxxi., Man has the law of the Mean in him-

self, xiii.

MEAN, only the superior man can fol-
Fame of Confucius universal, xxxi. 4. low the, ii. 1; the rarity of the prac-
Filial piety, of Shun, xvii.; of King tice of the, ill. ; how it was that few

Woo, and the duke of Chow, xix. were able to practise the, iv. ; how
Five duties of universal obligation, Shun practised the, vi. ; men's ig-

norance of the, shown in their con-
Forcefulness, in its relation to the prac- duct, vii. ; how Hwuy held fast the
tice of the Mean, X.

course of the, viii. ; the difficulty of
Four things to which Confucius had attaining to the, ix.; on forcefulness
not attained, xiii. 4.

in its relation to the, x. ; only the

sage can come up to the requirements
Government, easy to him who under- of the, xi. 3; the course of the,

stands sacrificial ceremonies, xix. 6 ; reaches far and wide, but yet is secret,
dependent on the character of the xii. ; common men and women may
officers, and ultimately on that of the practise the, xii. 2 ; orderly advance
sovereign, xx.

in the practice of the, xv.; Con-

fucius never swerved from the, xxxi.
Harmony, the mind in a state of, i. 4, 1.

i. 4, 5.

xx, 8.

a, xxiv,

ху. .

Middle kingdom, Confucius' fame over- xxi.; the most complete, necessary
spreads the, xxxi. 4.

to the full development of the nature,

xxii.; development of, in those not
Nature, definition of, i. 1.

naturally possessed of it, xxiii.; when
Nine standard rules to be followed in entire, can foreknow, xxiv. ; the

the government of the empire, xx. completion of everything effected by
12, 13, 14, 15.

XXV.; the possessor of entire, is the

co-equal of Heaven and Earth, and
Odes, quotations from the, xii. 3, xiii. is an infinite and an independent

2, xv. 2, xvi. 4, xvii. 4, xxvi., xxvii. being-a God, xxvi., xxxii. Î.
7, xxix. 6, xxxiii. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Singleness, necessary to the practice of

the relative duties, xx. 8; necessary
Passions, harmony of the, i. 4.

to the practice of government, xx.
Path of duty, definition of, i. l; may 15, 17 ; of King Wăn's virtue, xxvi.

not be left for an instant, i. 2; is not 10.
far to seek, xiii.

Sovereign, a, must not neglect personal
Praise of Wån and Woo, and the duke and relative duties, xx. 7.
of Chow, xviii., xix.

Spirit, the perfectly sincere man is like
Preparation necessary to success, XX.

Spiritual beings, the operation and in-
Principles of duty, have their root in fluence of, xvi. ; the emperor-sage

the evidenced will of Heaven, i. 1; presents himself before, without any
to be found in the nature of man, doubts, xxix. 3, 4.

Steps in the practice of the Mean, xv.
Progress in the practice of the Mean, Superior man is cautious, and watchful

over himself, i. 2, 5; only can follow
Propriety, the principle of, in relation the Mean, ii. 2 ; combines harmony
to the path of duty, xx. 5.

with firmness, x. 5; the way of, is

far-reaching and yet secret, xii. ;
Reciprocity, the law of, xiii. 3, 4.

distinguished by entire sincerity, xiii.
Righteousness, chiefly exercised in 4; in every variety of situation pur-
honouring the worthy, xx. 5.

sues the Mean, and finds his rule

in himself, xiv. ; pursues his course
Sacrifices, to spiritual beings, xvi. 3; with determination, xx. 20, 21 ; en-

instituted by Woo and the duke of deavours to attain to the glorious
Chow, xviii. 2, 3; to Heaven and path of the sage, xxvii. 6, 7; prefers
Earth, xix. 6; to ancestors, xviii., concealment of his virtue, while the

mean man seeks notoriety, xxxiii. 1.
Sage, à, only can come up to the re-

quirements of the mean, xi. 3; natur- Three kings, the founders of the three
ally and easily embodies the right dynasties, xxix. 3.
way, xx. 18; the glorious path of, Three virtues, wherewith the relative

xxvii. ; Confucius a perfect, xxxi. l. duties are practised, xx. 8.
Seasons, Confucius compared to the Three things important to a sovereign,
four, xxx. 2, 3.

xxix. i.
Secret watchfulness over himself cha- Three hundred rules of ceremony, and
racteristic of the superior man, i, 3.

three thousand rules of demeanour,
Self-examination practised by the su-

xxvii. 3.
perior man, xxxiii. 2.
Sincerity, the outgoing of, cannot be Virtue in its highest degree and influ-

repressed, xvi. 5; the way of Heaven, ence, xxxiii. 4, 5, 6.
xx, 17, 18; how to be attained, xx. Virtuous course, the commencement
19; how connected with intelligence, and completion of a, xxxiii.





Ch‘ing, the philosopher, Introductory | Sung, a State in which sacrifices were

maintained to the emperors of the
Chow dynasty, xxviii. 5.

Yin dynasty, xxviii. 5.
Chow, the duke of, xviii, 3, xix.
Chung-ne, designation of Confucius, ii. T'ae, the duke, T'an-foo, who received
1, xxx. 1,

from Woo the title of king, xviii.
Confucian school, Introductory note. 2, 3.

Tsze 'loo, a disciple of Confucius, x. 1.
Gae, the duke of Loo, xx, 1.

Tsze-sze, Introductory note; concluding

notes to chapters i., xii., xxi., xxxiii.
Hea dynasty, xxviii. 5.
Hwa, the name of a mountain, xxvi. 9. Wăn, the king, xvii. 4, xviii., xx, 2,
Hwuy, a disciple of Confucius, viii. xxvi. 10, xxx. 1.

Woo, the king, xviii., xix., xx. 2,
Ke, a small State in which sacrifices xxx. 1.

were maintained to the emperors of
the Hea dynasty, xxviii. 5.

Yaou, the emperor, xxx, 1.
Ke-leih, the duke, who received from Yin dynasty, xxviii. 5.
Woo the title of king, xviii. 2, 3. Yoh, the name of a mountain, xxvi. 9.

Yung, a distinguished scholar, A.D.
Mencius, Introductory note.

1064-1085, concluding note to chap-

ter i.
Shun, the emperor, vi., xvii. 1, xxx. 1.



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