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" To those whose talents are above mediocrity, the highest subjects may be announced. To those who are below mediocrity, the highest subjects may not be announced.' CHAP. XX. Fan Ch'ih asked what constituted wisdom. The Master said, To give one's self earnestly... "
Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy ... - Page 43
by Edward Burnett Tylor - 1873
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Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap der Kunsten en ..., Part 42

Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen - Ethnology - 1881
...to what constituted wisdom. vlo give oneVself ear//nestly", said hè, //to the duties due to mon , and , while respecting spiritual beings , »to keep aloof from them, may be called wisdom" (n). Inderdaad zijn het de leerstellingen van den voorganger der natie , die China's gansche geletterde...
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Confucius and the Chinese Classics: Or, Readings in Chinese Literature

Augustus Ward Loomis - China - 1882 - 432 pages
...him." AND KNOWLEDGE, Fan Ch'e asked what constituted wisdom. The Master said, " To give one's self earnestly to the duties due to men, and, while respecting...beings, to keep aloof from them, may be called wisdom." He asked about perfect virtue. The Master said, " The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 39

Bible - 1882
...himself to say about spiritual existences, defines in a few words his position : " To give one's self to the duties due to men, and while respecting spiritual...beings to keep aloof from them, may be called wisdom." 2 He habitually, in referring to the idea of God, refrained from using the ancient, personal name Ti....
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Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology ..., Volume 2

Sir Edward Burnett Tylor - Primitive societies - 1883
...their parents unburied. The evasion was characteristic of the teacher who expressed his theory 4 tf worship in this maxim, " to give oneself earnestly...our own time the Taepings have ma-de a step beyond Confucius ; they have forbidden the sacrifices to the spirits of the dead, yet keep up the rite of...
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和英英和語林集成

James Curtis Hepburn - English language - 1886 - 962 pages
...to reverence, honor; to treat politely : kishin wo kci thite kore wo tfizaknru wo chi to in beshi, while respecting spiritual beings, to keep aloof from them may be called wisdom (Confucius) ; hito wo kei shite tiizaktru, treat one politely but have nothing to do with him. KEI-AI...
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The Life and Teaching of Confucius: With Explanatory Notes

James Legge - 1887 - 338 pages
...2 Ana. XL xl. Ana. VIL f as to what constituted wisdom. '^To give one's-self earnestly/' said he, " to the duties due to men, and, while respecting spiritual beings, to keep aloof from them, may be called wisdom.",1 At any rate, as by his frequent references to Heaven, instead of following the phraseology...
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The Life and Teaching of Confucius: With Explanatory Notes

James Legge - 1887 - 338 pages
...what constituted wisdom. The Master said, " To give one's-self earnestly to the duties due to me», and, while respecting spiritual beings, to keep aloof from them, may be called wisdom." He asked ancestral temple. I have coined the word litanist, to come as near to the meaning as possible....
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Erasmus, and Other Essays

Marcus Dods - Religion - 1891 - 376 pages
...nothing to say about the Divine. The bent and constant attitude of his mind is given in his words, "To give oneself earnestly to the duties due to men,...respecting spiritual beings, to keep aloof from them, this may be called wisdom." We must not look to Confucius, then, for any light upon religious matters....
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Let Him First be a Man: And Other Essays Chiefly Relating to Education and ...

William Henry Venable - Education - 1892 - 274 pages
...or that the notion of a future life had any strong influence over his actions. "To give one's self earnestly to the duties due to men, and while respecting spiritual beings to keep aloof from them, may be considered wisdom." This is Confucian religion. It is eminently practical, if not very spiritual. It...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...then have the man of complete virtue. ' ' Fan-che asked what constituted wisdom. The Master said : "To give oneself earnestly to the duties due to men,...spiritual beings, to keep aloof from them, may be callea wisdom." He asked about perfect vjrtue. The Master said : "The man of virtue makes the difficulty...
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