The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).
The effects of poetry, proprieties, and music.
1. The Master said, "It is by the Odes that the mind is aroused.
2. "It is by the Rules of Propriety that the character is established.
3. "It is from Music that the finish is received."
The Master said, 'Be stimulated by the Odes, take your stand on the rites and be perfected by music.'
Le Maître dit : « S'éveiller par la lecture des Odes, s'affermir par les rites, et s'accomplir par la musique. »
The Analects of Confucius – Lun Yu VIII. 8. (196) – Chinese off/on – Français/English
Alias the Lunyu, the Lun Yü, the Analects, les Entretiens du maître avec ses disciples.
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