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庶人 - Filial Piety in the Common People

English translation: James Legge [?] Library Resources
1 庶人:
用天之道,分地之利,谨身节用,以养父母,此庶人之孝也。故自天子至于庶人,孝无终始,而患不及者,未之有也。
Filial Piety in the...:
"They follow the course of heaven (in the revolving seasons); they distinguish the advantages afforded by (different) soils; they are careful of their conduct and economical in their expenditure - in order to nourish their parents. This is the filial piety of the common people.
Therefore from the Son of Heaven down to the common people, there never has been one whose filial piety was without its beginning and end on whom calamity did not come."

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