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Ancient Classics -> Shang Shu -> Zhou Shu -> Prince Shi -> 4.1

The duke said,
'Prince Shi,
aforetime when God was inflicting calamity (on Yin), he encouraged anew the virtue of the Tranquillizing king,
till at last the great favouring decree was concentrated in his person.
文王 (But) that king Wen was able to conciliate and unite the portion of the great kingdom which we came to possess,
was owing to his having (such ministers) as his brother of Kuo,
闳夭 Hong Yao,
散宜生 San Yi-sheng,
泰颠 Tai Dian,
南宫括。” and Nan-gong Kuo.'

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