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Author: Confucius
Title: The conduct of life
Publisher: Murray
Year of Publication: 1920
Type of document: Book

Notes: "H.W. Hein" is written at top of first page of book.

p. 7: "Analecta preceded" is written before start of text.

p. 14: "...one instant..." is underlined in the sentence "The moral law is a law from whose operation we cannot for one instance in our existence escape."

p. 16: "... central clue..." is underlined in quote from Confucius: "To find the central clue to our moral being which unites us to the universal order, that indeed is the highest human attainment."

p. 19: "... moral reform..." is underlined in the sentence "In short, moral reform must precede all and every other reform."

p. 25: A portion of this sentence from a quote of Confucius is underlined: "When men take up something away from the actuality of human life as moral law, that is not the moral law."

p. 26: This sentence is underlined: "What you do not wish others should do unto you, do not do unto them."

p. 27: Check mark in margin at beginning of this sentence: "Finding himself in uncivilized countries, he lives as becomes one living in uncivilized countries.'

pp. 32-33: This sentence seems to be marked: "When a man understands how to put in order his personal conduct and character, he will understand how to govern men."

p. 35: The line "... discretion in the employment of their subordinates..." is marked in the margin.

p. 37: The paragraph that begins "In order to acquire truth..." is marked at the start.

p. 38: The space above the start of Chapter XVII is marked with a bracket.

p. 39: The paragraph that begins "For God in giving life to all created things..." is marked at the start.

p. 42: The line reading "... above in pledging the company, in order to show..." is marked in the margin.

p. 43: The line reading "... with us: this is the highest achievement of true..." is marked in the margin.

p. 46: One line in the sentence "It is only he who possesses absolute truth in the world who can create" is marked in the margin. The sentence reading "When it is evil, it can also be known beforehand" is marked in the margin.

p. 51: Question mark next to the paragraph starting with "To no one but the supreme head of the empire..."

p. 55: The last line of the sentence that reads "These moral laws form one system with the laws by which Heaven and Earth support and contain, overshadow and canopy all things" is marked in the margin.

p. 57: "Except for himself" is underlined in the sentence: "Now, where does such a man derive his power and knowledge except from himself?"

p. 59: This line from a quote from the Book of Songs is marked in the margin: "See you do nothing to blush for...."

Date last updated: 10/06/15

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