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" For a man to sacrifice to a spirit which does not belong to him is flattery." 2. "To see what is right and not to do it, is want of courage. "
ANCIENT LITERATURE - Page 77
by JOHN D. QUACKENBOS, A.M., M.D. - 1878
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The Guardian, Volumes 32-33

Conduct of life - 1881
...little ! " Minutize in these cases make or mar us. " If I am building a mountain," said Confucius, " and stop before the last basketful of earth is placed on the summit, I have failed." The examination is lost by half a mark. Oue neck nearer and the race would have been won. The slightest...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 24

1869
...determined mind of a peasant." He acted conformably to this thought, and to another of his sayings. " If I am building a mountain, and stop before the last...placed but one basketful on the plain, and go on, J am really building a mountain." Many beautiful and noble things art: related concerning the character...
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Confucius and the Chinese Classics: Or, Readings in Chi Nese Literature

Augustus Ward Loomis - China - 1867 - 432 pages
...the horses ? " " For a man to sacrifice to a spirit which, does not belong to him, is flattery." " To see what is right and not to do it, is want of courage." " Man is born for uprightness. If a man lose his uprightness, and yet live, his escape from death is...
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Life and Teachings of Confucius

JAMES LEGGER D.D. - 1867
...The Master said, "For a man to sacrifice to a spirit which does not belong to him is flattery."" 2. "To see what is right and not to do it, is want of courage." BOOK III. CHAPTEE I. Confucius said of the head of the Ke family, who had eight rows of pantomimes...
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Ten Great Religions

James Freeman Clarke - 1871
...determined mind of a peasant." He acted conformably to this thought, an& to another of his sayings. " If I am building a mountain, and stop before the last...plain, and go on, I am really building a mountain." Many beautiful and noble things are related concerning the character of Confucius, — of his courage...
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Ten Great Religions: An Essay in Comparative Theology, Volume 1

James Freeman Clarke - Christianity and other religions - 1871 - 528 pages
...determined mind of a peasant." He acted conformably to this thought, and to another of his sayings. " If I am building a mountain, and stop before the last...plain, and go on, I am really building a mountain." Many beautiful and noble things are related concerning the character of Confucius, — of his courage...
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The Chinese classics: with a translation, critical and exegetical ..., Volume 1

James Legge - China - 1861
...The Master said, "For a man to sacrifice to a spirit which does not belong to him is flattery." 2. To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage." of which a man may say that they are his, are those only of bis ancestors, and to them only be may...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D. Thomas. Vol. 1 ...

David Thomas - 1873
...not let him refrain from work till he died was a beautiful commentary on another of his sayings, " If I am building a mountain, and stop before the last...basketful of earth is placed on the summit, I have failed in my work. But if I have placed but one basketful on the plain, and go on, I am really building a...
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One Religion: Many Creeds

Ross Winans - Christianity - 1873 - 470 pages
...horses?" The Master said, " For a man to sacrifice to a spirit which does not belong to him is flattery. " To see what is right and not to do it, is want of courage. "He who offends against Heaven has none to whom he can pray. • " If the will be set on virtue, there...
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The Sacred Anthology: A Book of Ethnical Scriptures

Moncure Daniel Conway - Anthologies - 1874 - 479 pages
...To worship in a temple that does not belong to Confucius. . -1 . r Analects, you is mere compliment. To see what is right, and not to do it, is want of courage. Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles. The commander of the forces of a large state may...
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