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《尚書郎》

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1 尚書郎:
尚書郎,自兩漢已後,妙選其人。唐武德貞觀已來。尤重其職。吏兵部為前行,最為要劇。自後行改入,皆為美選。考功員外專掌試貢舉人,員外郎之最望者司門都門。屯田虞水,膳部主客,皆在後行,閑簡無事。時人語曰。司門水部,入省不數。角觝之戲,有假作吏部令史與水部令史相逢,忽然俱倒。良久起云。冷熱相激,遂成此疾。先天中,王上客為侍御史,自以才望清雅,妙當入省,常望前行。忽除膳部員外郎,微有悵惋。吏部郎中張敬忠戲詠之曰。有意嫌兵部,專心取考功。誰知脚踜蹬,幾落省牆東。膳部在省中最東北隅,故有此句。出《兩京新記》

URN: ctp:taiping-guangji/251/shangshulang