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 XI. 23. (290)

Yen Yûan's attachment to Confucius, and confidence in his mission.
The Master was put in fear in K'wang and Yen Yûan fell behind. The Master, on his rejoining him, said, "I thought you had died." Hûi replied, "While you were alive, how should I presume to die?"

Legge XI.22.

When the Master was under siege in K'uang, Yen Yuan fell behind. The Master said, 'I thought you had met your death.' 'While you, Master, are alive, how would I dare die?'

Lau [11:23]

Le Maître avait couru un grand danger dans le bourg de K'ouang. Ien Iuen était resté en arrière. Confucius lui dit : « Je te croyais mort. » Ien Iuen répondit : « Vous, vivant, comment me serais-je permis de m'exposer à la mort ? »

Couvreur XI.22.

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