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Confucianism -> Liji -> Ji Tong -> 30

By the one panegyric of an inscription benefit accrues to the ancestors, to their descendant and to others after them.
君子Hence when a superior man looks at an inscription, while he admires those whom it praises, he also admires him who made it.
That maker had intelligence to see (the excellences of his ancestors), virtue to associate himself with them, and wisdom to take advantage (of his position);-he may be pronounced a man of ability and virtue.
Such worth without boasting may be pronounced courteous respect.


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