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shì ㄕˋ (2): 事情。 Things, affairs.
论语·子路》:见小利,则大不成。
Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
孟子·梁惠王上》:齐宣王问曰:“齐桓、晋文之可得闻乎?”
The king Xuan of Qi asked, saying, 'May I be informed by you of the transactions of Huan of Qi, and Wen of Jin?'
礼记·大学》:物有本末,有终始,知所先后,则近道矣。
Things have their root and their branches. Affairs have their end and their beginning. To know what is first and what is last will lead near to what is taught in the Great Learning.
诗经·北门》:适我、政一埤益我。
The king's business comes on me, And the affairs of our government in increasing measure.

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