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" Lu asked about serving the spirits of the dead. The Master said, 'While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits?' Chi Lu added, 'I venture to ask about death? "
Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap der Kunsten en Wetenschappen - Page 544
by Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen - 1881
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The Chinese Classics: With a Translation, Critical and Exegetical ..., Volume 1

James Legge - China - 1861
...the cessation of this life on earth there was a cessation also of all conscious being. But Confucius never spoke explicitly on this subject. He tried to...disciple added, 'I venture to ask about death,' and he was answered, ' While you do not know life, how can you know about death.'"7 Still more striking...
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The Chinese Classics, Volume 1

China - 1893
...He tried to evade it. ' Chi Lu asked about serving the spirits of the dead, and the master Baid, " While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve...disciple added, " I venture to ask about death," and he was answered, " While you do not know life, how can you know about death3."' Still more striking...
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The Chinese Classics: With a Translation, Critical and Exegetical ..., Volume 1

James Legge - China - 1861
...; it belongs to you, 0 disciples." CHAPTER XI. Ke Loo asked about serving the spirits of the dead, The Master said, "While you are not able to serve men, how caa you serve their spirits?" Ke Loo added, "I venture to ask about death?" He was answered, "While...
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Life and Teachings of Confucius

JAMES LEGGER D.D. - 1867
...the cessation of this life on earth there was a cessation also of all conscious being. But Confucius never spoke explicitly on this subject. He tried to...master said, ' While you are not able to serve men, how v can you serve their spirits ? * The disciple added, ' I venture to ask about death/ and he was answered,...
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Chips from a German Workshop, Volume 1

Friedrich Max Müller - Mythology - 1867
...Thus we read (p. 107) : 4 Ke Loo asked about serving the spirits of the dead. The Master said, " Whilo you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits V ' Ke Loo added, " I venture to ask about death." He was answered, " While you do not know life, how...
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The China magazine: a ... miscellany, Volumes 1-2

1868
...practical common sense which is very refreshing. Ke Loo asked about serving the spirits of the dead. The Master said ' While you are not able to serve men how can you serve their spirits ? ' Ke Loo added, ' I venture to ask about death.' He was answered, ' While you do not know life horn...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 84

Liberalism (Religion) - 1868
...try. " Benevolence is the tranquil habitation of man, and righteousness is his straight path." — " While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve the spirits?" — "When neither a premature death nor long life causes a man any double-mindedness,...
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The Missionary Magazine, Volume 49

Baptists - 1869
...unseen world, natural to the inquiring minds of his disciples, was not encouraged, but repelled. Ki-Loo asked about serving the spirits of the dead, and the...While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits ? " The disciple added, " I venture to ask about death." Confucius replied, " While you do...
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Seers of the Ages: Embracing Spiritualism, Past and Present

James Martin Peebles - Spiritualism - 1869 - 376 pages
...ancestors." In the Confucian Analects, (p. 57), Ke Loo asked about serving the spirits of the dead. The master said, "While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits?" Ke Loo added, " I ventured to ask about death." * * The master said, " How abundantly do spiritual...
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The Chinese Classics: Translated Into English, with Preliminary Essays and ...

James Legge - Chinese literature - 1869
...not mine ; it belongs to you, 0 disciples." XI. Ke Loo asked about serving the spirits of the dead. The Master said, " While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits ? " Ke Loo added, " I venture to ask about death ? " He was answered, " While you do not know life,...
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