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《慎愛》

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1 慎愛:
夫人主莫不愛愛己,而莫知愛己者之不足愛也。故惑小臣之佞而不能廢也。忘忘疑忌違己之益己而不能用也。夫犬之為猛也。莫不愛其主矣。見其主則騰踊而不能自禁,此歡愛之甚也。有非則鳴吠,而不遑於夙夜,此自效之至也。昔宋人有沽酒者,酒酸而不售,何也。以其有猛犬之故也。夫犬知愛其主,而不能為其主慮酒酸之患者不噬也。夫小臣之欲忠其主也。知愛之而不能去其嫉妒之心,又安能敬有道,為己願稷,契之佐哉。此養犬以求不貧,愛小臣以喪良賢也。悲夫,為國者之不可不察也。

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