Follow us on Facebook to receive important updates - thanks for your support! Follow us on Twitter to receive important updates - thanks for your support! Follow us on sina.com's microblogging site to receive important updates - thanks for your support! Follow us on Douban to receive important updates - thanks for your support!
Chinese Text Project
Simplified Chinese version

《棘子成曰章》

Library Resources
1 棘子成曰... :
问“惜乎!夫子之说,君子也”。曰:“此说君子,与说‘其争也君子’同,盖说得话来也君子。”

2 棘子成曰... :
问:“惜乎!夫子之说,君子也。古注只作一句说,先生作两句说,如何?”曰:“若作一句说,则‘惜乎’二字无著落。”广

3 棘子成曰... :
问:“‘文犹质也,质犹文也;虎豹之篐,犹犬羊之篐。’如何以文观人?”曰:“无世间许多礼法,如何辨得君子小人?如老庄之徒,绝灭礼法,则都打个没理会去。但子贡之言似少差别耳,如孔子说‘礼与其奢也宁俭’,‘与其不逊也宁固’,便说得好。”

4 棘子成曰... :
棘子成全说质,固未尽善;子贡全说文以矫子成,又错。若虎皮、羊皮,虽除了毛,毕竟自别,事体不同。使一个君子与一个屠贩之人相对坐,并不以文见,毕竟两人好恶自别。大率固不可无文,亦当以质为本,如“宁俭、宁戚”之意。明作

URN: ctp:n591412