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The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).

Lunyu VIII. 6. (194)

A combination of talents and virtue constituting a Chün-tsze.
The philosopher Tsang said, "Suppose that there is an individual who can be entrusted with the charge of a young orphan prince, and can be commissioned with authority over a state of a hundred lî, and whom no emergency however great can drive from his principles:– is such a man a superior man? He is a superior man indeed."

Legge VIII.6.

Tseng Tzu said, 'If a man can be entrusted with an orphan six ch'ih tall, and the fate of a state one hundred li square, without his being deflected from his purpose even in moments of crisis, is he not a gentleman? He is, indeed, a gentleman.'

Lau [8:6]

Tseng tzeu dit : « Un homme à qui l'on peut confier la tutelle d'un jeune prince haut de six pieds1 et le gouvernement d'un État ayant cent stades d'étendue, et qui, au moment d'un grand trouble ou d'une révolution, reste fidèle à son devoir, un tel homme n'est-il pas un homme honorable ? Certainement il l'est. »

1. Un mètre quarante-quatre (MBC).

Couvreur VIII.6.

6. Zeng-zi berkata, "Seorang yang dapat diserahi mengasuh anak yatim piatu, dapat menunaikan tugas negara di tempat yang beratus li jauhnya, dan di dalam menjumpai kesulitan tidak goncang hatinya, bukankah ia seorang Junzi ? Sungguh ia seorang Junzi !"
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