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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 XIII. 11. (328)

What a hundred years of good government could effect.
The Master said, "'If good men were to govern a country in succession for a hundred years, they would be able to transform the violently bad, and dispense with capital punishments.' True indeed is this saying!"

Legge XIII.11.

The Master said, 'How true is the saying that after a state has been ruled for a hundred years by good men it is possible to get the better of cruelty and to do away with killing.'

Lau [13:11]

Le Maître dit : « Si des princes vertueux se succédaient sur le trône durant cent ans, a dit un poète, ils vaincraient les scélérats, et élimineraient la peine de mort. Que ces paroles sont véritables ! »

Couvreur XIII.11.

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