Lun Yu Introduction Table of content – The Analects of Confucius

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

Lunyu XIV. 11. (358)

The capacity of Mang Kung-ch'o.
The Master said, "Mang Kung-ch'o is more than fit to be chief officer in the families of Châo and Wei, but he is not fit to be great officer to either of the States Tang or Hsieh."

Legge XIV.12.

The Master said, 'Meng Kung-ch'uo would be more than adequate as steward to great noble families like Chao or Wei, but he would not be suitable as Counsellor even in a small state like T'eng or Hsueh.'

Lau [14:11]

Le Maître dit : « Meng koung Tch'o1 excellerait dans la charge d'intendant de la maison de Tchao ou de Wei ; il ne serait pas capable de remplir la charge de grand préfet dans la principauté de Teng ou de Sie. »

1. Grand préfet de la principauté de Lou.

Couvreur XIV.12.

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