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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 XVII. 10. (457)

The importance of studying the Châu-nan and Shâo-nan.
The Master said to Po-yü, "Do you give yourself to the Châu-nan and the Shâo-nan. The man who has not studied the Châu-nan and the Shâo-nan is like one who stands with his face right against a wall. Is he not so?"

Legge XVII.10.

The Master said to Po-yu, 'Have you studied the Chou nan and Shao nan? To be a man and not to study them is, I would say, like standing with one's face directly towards -the wall. '

Lau [17:10]

Le Maître dit à son fils Pe iu : « As-tu travaillé le Tcheou nan et le Chao nan1 ? Celui qui n'a pas étudié le Tcheou nan et le Chao nan n'est-il pas comme un homme qui se tiendrait le visage tourné vers un mur ? »

1. Les deux premiers chapitres du Livre des Odes.

Couvreur XVII.10.

[Xref] Lunyu XIII.5., XVII. 9. and XVII. 10. refers to Shi Jing
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