The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).
Demeanor of Confucius in relation to his prince.
[...] 3. When he was ill and the prince came to visit him, he had his head to the east, made his court robes be spread over him, and drew his girdle across them. [...]
During an illness, when his lord paid him a visit, he would lie with his head to the east, with his court robes draped over him and his grand sash trailing over the side of the bed.
[...] Quand il était malade et que le prince annonçait sa visite, il plaçait la tête vers l'orient, il mettait sur lui ses habits de cour et étendait la ceinture officielle par-dessus. [...]
The Analects of Confucius – Lun Yu X. 19. (259) – Chinese off/on – Français/English
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