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" States, they first regulated their families. Wishing to regulate their families, they first cultivated their persons. Wishing to cultivate their persons, they first rectified their hearts. Wishing to rectify their hearts, they first sought to be sincere... "
Life and Teachings of Confucius - Page 266
by JAMES LEGGER D.D. - 1867
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American Comments on European Questions, International and Religious

Joseph Parrish Thompson - Europe - 1884 - 341 pages
...regulate their families, they first cultivated their persons. Wishing to cultivate their persons, they first rectified their hearts. Wishing to rectify their...of knowledge lay in the investigation of things." It is a special honor of Confucius that he applied his teachings to the benefit of mankind at large,...
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The national encyclopædia. Libr. ed, Volume 4

National cyclopaedia - 1884
...regulate their families, they first cultivated their own persons. Wishing to cultivate their persons, they first rectified their hearts. Wishing to rectify their...thoughts. Wishing to be sincere in their thoughts, they extended their knowledge to the utmost, and this extension of knowledge lay in the investigation of...
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Buddhism in China

Samuel Beal - Buddha (The concept) - 1884 - 263 pages
...described in the " Book of Great Learning" 1 :—"The ancients, wishing to be sincere in their thoughts, first extended to the utmost their knowledge. Such...extension of knowledge lay in the investigation of things; things being investigated, knowledge became complete; this knowledge being complete, their thoughts...
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The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism, Part 4

James Legge - Confucianism - 1885
...one of his ' masters,' the two brothers .Oang; but there is really no authority for it. BK. XXXIX. first rectified their hearts. Wishing to rectify their...they first extended to the utmost their knowledge. 3. The extension of knowledge is by the investigation of things 1. 4. Things being investigated, their...
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The Cross and the Dragon, Or, Light in the Broad East

Benjamin Couch Henry - China - 1885 - 483 pages
...regulate their families, they first cultivated their persons. Wishing to cultivate their persons, they first rectified their hearts. Wishing to rectify their...thoughts. Wishing to be sincere in their thoughts, they extended their knowledge to the utmost. Such extension of knowledge lay in the investigation of things....
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The Cross and the Dragon, Or, Light in the Broad East

Benjamin Couch Henry - China - 1885 - 507 pages
...regulate their families, they first cultivated their persons. Wishing to cultivate their persons, they first rectified their hearts. Wishing to rectify their...thoughts. Wishing to be sincere in their thoughts, they extended their knowledge to the utmost. Such extension of knowledge lay in the investigation of things....
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teh dragon , image, and demon

rev. hampden c. dubose - 1886
...regulate their families, they first cultivated their persons. Wishing to cultivate their persons, they first rectified their hearts. Wishing to rectify their...they first sought to be sincere in their thoughts." " Their thoughts being sincere, their hearts were then rectified. Their hearts being rectified, their...
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Primitive Religions: Being an Introduction to the Study of Religions, with ...

George Thomas Bettany - Confucianism - 1891 - 267 pages
...regulate their families, they first cultivated their persons; Wishing to cultivate their persons, they first rectified their hearts. Wishing to rectify their...of knowledge lay in the investigation of things." The book is probably only a fragment of a larger work ; and it is not possible to get any very connected...
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The Chinese Classics, Volume 1

James Legge - China - 1893
...cultivation of the person,' which, indeed, is called f , ' the root,' in par. 6. This rew fc 4»*fc«ift Wishing to rectify their hearts, they first sought...Things being investigated, knowledge became complete. Thenknowledge being complete, their thoughts were sincere. Their As that exists in the LI Chi, the...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...regulate their families, they first cultivated their persons. Wishing to cultivate their persons, they first rectified their hearts. Wishing to rectify their...extension of knowledge lay in the investigation of things. Things being investigated, knowledge became complete. Their knowledge being complete, their thoughts...
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