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Daoism -> Zhuangzi -> Outer Chapters -> The Tree on the Mountain -> 7.3

Hui said,
。” 'I venture to ask how not to receive (as evils) the inflictions of Heaven is easy.'
仲尼 Zhongni said,
'Hunger, thirst, cold, and heat,
and having one's progress entirely blocked up
- these are the doings of Heaven and Earth,
necessary incidents in the revolutions of things.
They are occurrences of which we say that we will pass on (composedly) along with them.
The minister of another
does not dare to refuse his commands;
and if he who is discharging the duty of a minister feels it necessary to act thus,
!” how much more should we wait with ease on the commands of Heaven!'


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