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Favourite, Mencius would uot pay
court to a, 4. 2: 27.

Filial piety, to have posterity, a part of,
4. 1: 26-—in relation to benevolence,
&c., 4. 1: 27.—how Shun valued and
exemplified, 4. 1: 28.—seen«n the
obsequies of parents, 4. 2:13.—of
Kwang Chang, 4. 2: 30.—great, of
Shun, 5.1:1, 4.—of Tsang-tsze seen,
7.2:36.

Firmness of Hwuy of Lew-hea, 7. 1:
28.

First judgments, are not always cor-
rect, 4. 2: 23.

Five things which are unfilial, 4. 2: 30.
—injunctions of the agreement of
the princes, 6. 2: 7.—ways in which
the sage teaches, 7. 1:40.

Force, submission secured by, 2. 1:3.

Forester refusing to come to the king

, of Ts'e when called by a flag, 5. 2: 7.

Four limbs, principles of the mind com-
pared to the, 2. 1: 6. — different
classes of ministers, 7. 1: 19.

Fraternal obedience, in relation to
righteousness, &c., 4. 1: 27.—affec-
tion of Shun, 5. 1:3.

Freedom of Mencius, as unsalaried, to
speak out his mind, 2. 2: 5.

Friends, carefulness in making, 4. 2:24.

Friendship, the principles of, 5. 2: 3, 7,
8.

Gain, the love of, and the love of good,
contrasted, 7. 1: 24.

Generosity of Mencius in receiving
pupils, 7. 2: 30.

Gifts of princes, how Mencius declined
or accepted, 2. 2:3.

Glory the result of benevolent govern-
ment, 2. 1:4.

God, the people assisting to, 1. 2: 3.—
the ordinances of, 2. 1:4.; 4. 1: 4.—
the decree of, 4. 1: 7.—who may sac
rificeto,4. 2:25.

Uood, sages and worthies delighted in
what is, 2. 1: 8.—importance to a
government of lovkig what is, 6. 2:
13.—man is fitted for, and happy in
doing, 7.1: 4. (See Nature)—peo
pie should get their inspiration to in
themselves, 7. 1:10.—the love of, and
the love of gain contrasted, 7. 1: 25
words and principles, what are, 7. 2:
32.

Goodr°^%: d'flerent degrees of, 7. 2: 25.
Grain ..lustration from growing, 1. 1:
0.

Government, character of king Hwuy's,

I. 1:3, 4.—the love of music subser-
vient to good, 1. 2: 1.—bad, of the
king of Ts'e, 1. 2: 6.—of a kingdom,
counsels for the, 3. 1: 3.—there is an
art of, which requires to be studied
by rulers and their ministers, 4. 1:1.
—the administration of, not difficnlt,
4. 1: 6.—the influence of king Wan's.

4. 1: 13.—good, lies in equal meas-
ures for the general good, 4. 2: 2.—
the aged were nourished by king
Wan's, 7. 1: 22.—the well-being oi
the people the first care of a, 7. 1:
23.

Great, houses, a ruler should secure the
esteem of the, 4. 1: 0.—services,
Heaven prepares men for, how, 6. 2.
15.

Great man, Mencius conception of the,

3. 2: 2.—makes no mistakes in pro-
priety and righteousness, 4. 2: 0.—
simply pursues what is right, 4. 2:

II. —is child-like, 4. 2: 12.—in good
men a reconciling principle will be
found for the outwardly different
conduct of, 4. 2: 20.—how some are,
G. 1:15.—he who counsels, should be
morally above them, 7. 2: 34.

Grief of Mencius at not finding an oi -

portunity to do good, 2. 2: 13.
Half measures of little use, 1. 1:3.
Heaven, delighting in, and fearing, 1.
2: 3.—attaining to the imperial dig-
nity rests with, 1. 2: 14.—a man's
way in life is ordered by, 1. 2:16.;

5. 1: 8.—he who has no enemy in the
empire is the minister of, 2. 1: 5.—
opportunities vouchsafed by, 2. 2:1,
—only the minister of, may smite a
nation, 2. 2: 8.—the superior .man
does not murmur against, 2. 2:13.—
submission of States determined by,

4, 1: 7.—Shun got the empire by the
gift of, 5. 1:5. 's plan in the pro-
duction of mankind, 5. 1:7.; 2:1. 's places, offices, and emolu-
ments, 5. 2:3.—has given us, what,

6. 1:15.—the nobility of, 6. 1:16.—
prepares men by trials and hardships,
6. 2:15.—by the study of ourselves
we come to the knowledge of, 7. 1:
1.—what may be correctly ascribed
to the appointment of, 7. 1: 2.—con-
ferred nature, the bodily organs, a
part of the, 7. 1: 38.—how the supe-
rior man regards the will of, 7. 2: 24

Eearts. of men importance of getting
the, 2. 2:1.; 4. 1:9.—the pupil of
the eye index of the, 4. 1:15.—how
to nourish the, 7. 2: 35.

Ilire, the labourer is worthy of his, 3.
2:4.

Hereditary monarchy, Mencius' views

on, 5 1:5, 6.
History, quotations from, 3. 1:2.; 2:

1.

Heretics, recovered, should not have
their old errors cast in their teeth, 7.
2:26.

Honour, the true, which men should
desire, 6. 1:17.

Husbandry, importance of, 3. 1:3.; 7.
1: 22, 23.—a ruler should not labour
at, with his own hands, 3. 1:4.

Hypocrisy, Shun defended against a
charge of, 5. 1: 2.

Imperial, government, characteristic of,
1. 1: 7.—dignity, attained by true
royal government, 1. 2: 5.; 2. 1: 5.
id. by doing what is good and right,
1. 2: 14. — government, Mencius
wished to see, and could have real-
ised, a true, 2. 1: 1. — sovereign
should arise every 500 years, 2. 2:13.
—sway, not one of the things in
which the superior man delights, 7.
1:20.

Impulses must be weighed in the bal-
ance of reason, 4. 2: 23.

Inability, defined, 1. 1:7.

Inauspieious words, what are most tru-
ly, 4. 2:17.

Influence of king Wan's government.
4. 1: 13.—a man's, depends on his
personal example and conduct, 7. 2:
9.—Pih-e, &c., proved to be sages by
tho permanence of their, 7. 2:15.

Injunctions, five in the agreement of
the princes, 6. 2:7.

Insinuations of Shun-yu K'wan, how
Mencius rnpalled the, 6. 2: 6.

Inspiration to good, people should get
in themselves, 7. 1: 10.

Instrumentality of others affects one's
way in life, how far, 1. 2: 16.

Intercourse with neighbouring king-
doms, 1. 2:3.—of Mencius with the
princes of his time, 3. 2:1.

Internal, the lbundation of righteous-
ness is, 6. 1:4, 5.

Judgments, first, not always correct, 4.
2: 23.—of character, how men form
wrong, 7. 1: 34.

Judgment concerning Pih-e and Hwuy
of Lew-hea, 2. 1:9.

Killing a sovereign not necessarily
murder, 1. 2: 8. — men, a prince
should not have pleasure in, 1. 1:6.
—the»character of, does not depend
on the instrument used, 1. 1: 4.—the
innocent, consequences of, 4. 2: 4.

Kings, the three, 6. 2:7.

Kingdoms, intercourse with neighbour-
ing, 1. 2: 3.—the disposal of, rests
with the people, 1. 2: 10.

Knowledge ought to be pursued, how,
4. 2: 26.

Labour, propriety of the division of,
3. 1: 4.—only that, to be pursued,
which accomplishes the object. 7. 1:
29.

Labourer the, is worthy of his hire, 3.
2:4.

Law in himself, a man has but to obey,
the, 7. 1:17.

Learner(s), teachers of truth must not
lower their lessons to suit, 7. 1:41.
—himself, real attainment must be
made by the, 7. 2: 5.

Learning inwrought into the mind, the
value of, 4. 2:14.—consists in seek-
ing the lost mind, 6. 1:11.—must
not be by halves, 6. 1: 20.

Leaving Loo and Ts'e, Confucius', 7. 2:
17.

Lessons the, of the sage, reach to all

classes, 7. 1: 40.
Lettered class conducting government

propriety of a, 3. 1: 4.
Life, not nature, 6. 1: 3.—there are

things which men like more than, 6.

1: 10.

Limbs, the principles of the mind com-
pared to the, 2. 1:6.

Lingering, Mencius, in Ts'e, 2. 2:12.

Little men, how some are, 6. 1:15.

Lords of reason, how some are, 6. 1: 15.

Losses, how a ruler may take satisfac-
tion for, 1. 1:5.

Loving what is good, importance of to
government, 5. 2: 13.

Man, the nobility that is of, 6. 1:16.—
the honour that is of, 6. 1: 17.—
the duty of, as affected by the decrees
of Heaven, 7. 1: 2.—is fitted for, and
happy in doing good, 7. 1: 3.-—has
but to obey the law =n himself, 7. 1:
17.—benevolence in relation to. 7. 2
16.

Masters, be not many, 4. 1: 23.

Marriage of Shun justified, 4. 1: 26.; 5. 2:'2.

Mean, doctrine of the, referred to, 4. 2: 7.—Confucius kept the, 4. 2: 10 — T'ang held fast the, 4. 2: 20.

Means, the end may justify the, 7. 1: 31.

Measure, with what, a man metes, it will he measured to him again, 4. 1: 4.

Medium, Confucius and Mencius called to the pursuit of the right, 7. 2: 37.

Men, importance of a prince gaining the hearts of, 2. 2:1.

Mental qualities proved by deeds not by words, 4. 1: 16.

Messenger, Mencius offended because a prince sent for him by a, 2. 2:2.

Middle kingdom, the, 1. 1: 7.; 3. 1: 4.; 2:9.; 5. 1:5.; 6. 2:10.

Mind, all men ore the same in, 6. 1:7. —in danger of being injured by poverty and a mean condition, 7. 1: 27. —the cultivation of the, must not be intermitted, 7. 2: 21.

Minister(s), care to be exercised in employing, 1. 2: 7.—the, of Heaven only may smite a nation, 2. 2: 8.—Men cius condemns the pursuit of warlike schemes by, 4.1:14.—the truly great, directs his efforts to the sovereign's character, 4. 1: 20.—will serve their sovereign according as he treats them, 4. 2: 2—the duties of chief, 5. 2: 9.—of Mencius' time pandered to their sovereign's thirst for wealth and power, 6. 2: 9.—four different classes of, 7. 1:19.

Moral, beauty alone truly excellent, 4.

, 2: 25.—excellence, the superior man cultivates-, 4. 2: 28.—influences, the value of to a ruler, 7. 1: 14.

Mountain, illustration from the trees of] the New, 6. 1: 8.

Mourning for parents, 1. 2:16.; 3. 2.; o. 1:4,5,6.; 7. 1:39,46.

Mugwort, illustration taken from, 4. 9.

Murder, what Shun would have done if his father had committed a, 7. 1 35.

Murmur, at the hardest measures, when the people will not, 7. 1:12.

Music, the love of, 1. 2:1.—the richest fruit of, 4. 1: 27.—of Yu and king Wan, 7. 2: 22.

Music-master, the grand, 1. 2:4.

Nature, the, of man good, 3. 1:1.; 6.
1:1, 2, 6, 7.—not to' be confounded
with the phenomena of life, 6. 1: 3.
—appears as if it were not good, how,
6. 1:8, 9.—to love righteousness
more than life is proper to man's, 6.
1:10.—how men should seek the lost
qualities of their, 6. 1:11.—relative
importance of the different parts of
the, 6. 1:14.—Heaven is served by
obeying our, 7, 1: 1.— man's own, tht
most important thing »o him, ifec., 7
1: 21.—of man, and tht appointment
of Heaven. 7. 2: 24.
Natural benevolence and righteousness
of man, only requires development
to be more than sufficient, 7. 2: 31.
Neighbouring kingdoms, intercourse

with, 1. 2: 3.
Nobility that is of Heaven and that is

of man, 6. 1:16. Nourishment, the nature of man seems bad from not receiving its proper, 6. 1: 8.—of the different parts of the nature, 6. 1:14. Object of Confucius and Mencius, what

was the, 7. 2: 37. Obscurity, how what Shun was discovered itself in his greatest, 7. 1:16. Obstinate adherence to a course deemed right, against, 7. 1: 26.

Odes, quotations from the, 1. 1: 2,7.;
2:3,5.; 2. 1:3,4.; 3. 1:3,4.; 2:1,
9.; 4. 1:1, 2, 4, 7, 9.; 5. 1: 2,4.; 2:
7.; 6. 1:6,17.; 7. 1:32.; 2:19.
Office, Mencius giving up his, 2. 2:10,
11, 12, 13.; 6. 2: 6.—to be sought,
but only by the proper path, 3. 2:3.;
5. 1:8.—may be taken on account or
poverty, when, 5. 2: 5.—grounds of
taking and leaving, 6. 2: 14.
Officiousness, Mencius repelling, 2. 2:
11.

Opposition of Mencius to warlike am-
bition, 6. 2:8.
Ox, king Hwuy's compassion for an, 1.
1:7.

Parents, burial of, 3. 1:5. (see Mourn-
ing).—the right manner of serving,
4. 1: 19.; 2: 13.
Parks, and hunting, the love of, &c. I.
2:2.

Parts of the nature, relative impoi

tance of different, 6. 1:14. Passion-nature, Mencius nourished hU 2. 1:2.

People, rulers must share their p ea*

ures with the 1. 1: 2.—love of valour'
may subserve the good of the, 1. 2:

3. —the disposal of kingdoms rests
with the, 1. 2:10.—the affections of,
only secured by benevolent govern-
ment, 1. 2:12.; 4. 1:9. 's happi-
ness disregarded by '.he ministers oil
Meucius' time, 4. 1: i4.—the part of]
the, in making an emperor, 5. 1: 5
—how to promote the virtue of the,
7. 1: 23.—the most important ele-
ment in a nation, 7. 2:14.

Pecuniary considerations, Me.ncius not

inn fenced by, 2. 2: 10.
Personal character, importance of, 4.

1:5.

Pictures of Pih-e and Hwuy of Lew-'

hea, 2. 1: 9.
Phenomena, importance of carefully

studying, 4. 2: 26.
Pleasure, rulers must share with the

people, 1. 1: 2,; 2:1,4.
Position, how one's material, affects his

air, 7. 1:36.
Poverty, when office may be taken on

account of, 5. 2:5.—importance of

not allowing the mind to be injured

by, 7. 1: 27.—equanimity of Shun in,

7. 2:6.

Praise and blame not always according

to desert* 4. 1: 21.
Precious things, three, of a prince, 7.

2:28.

Precipitate advances wMl be followed

by speedy retreats, 7. 1. 44.
Prediction of P'un-shing Kwoh's death

by Mencius, 7. 2: 29.
Prepares himself for the duties to

which he aspires, how a scholar, 7.

1:33.

Presents, Mencius defends accepting,
from oppressors of the people 5. 2:

4. —of a prince to a scholar, how to
be made, and accepted, 5. 2:6.—how
Mencius acknowledged, 7. 2:5.

'Presumptuous idea of Pih Kwei, that
he could regulate the waters better
than Yu did, 6. 2:11.

Prince, a, should emplov ministers, how,
1. 2: 7.—should depend on himself,
not on otherpowers, 1. 2:13.—threat
ened by neighbours should act how,
1. 2: 14.—two courses open to, when
pursued by his enemies, 1. 2: 15.
should get the hearts of men, 2. 2:

. 1.—slighting Mencius, 2. 2: 2.—the,
who sets about practising benevolent

government has none l!o fear, 3. 2: 8L
benevolence the only security of a, 4
1: 7.—a vicious, the agent of his own
ruin, 6. 1: 8.—importance of rectify-
ing a, 4. 1: 20.—presents of a, to a
scholar, how to be made and accepted,
5. 2: 6.—three precious things of a,
7.2:28.

Princes, the only topics of Mencius
with, 1. 1: 1.—a chieftain of the, not
a sovereign of the empire, 2. 1: 3.—
the, of Mencius' time failing in true
royal governmeit, 2. 1: 5.—Mencius
declining or accepting gifts of, 2. 2:

3.; 5. 2: 4.—Mencius, reserve with
the, of his time, 3. 2: 1.—Mencius
defends himself for not going to see
the, 3:2: 7.—why a scholar should
decline going to see, when called by
them. 5. 2:7.—danger of counselling
from the ground of profit, 6. 2: 4.—
influence of a chief among the, dif-
ferent, from that of a true sovereign,
7. 1:13.—of his time, Mencius cen-
sures the, 7. 1: 46.- how Mencius
maintained his own dignity with the,
7.2:33.

Principles, one must live or die with

his,&c., 7. 1:42.
Profit, secondary to benevolence and

righteousness, 1. 1:1.; 6. 2: 4.
Progress of degeneracy in successive

ages, 6. 2:7.
Prompt action, necessity of, at the right

time, 4. 2:4.
Propriety, belongs naturally to man, 2.
1: 6.—parents should be served, &c.,
according to, 3. 1: 2.—help to the
world should be given according to,

4. 1: 17.—the richest fruit of, 4. 1:
27.—the great man makes no mis-
takes in, 4. 2: 6.—the superior man
preserves, 4. 2: 28.—importance of
observing the rules of, 6. 2:1.

Prosperity of a country, on what de-
pendent, 1. 1:1.
Pupil of the eye, the index of the heart,
4. 1: 15.

Puritv, pretended, of Ch'in Chung, 3.
2: 10.

Re ord, quotation from a, 3. 2: 3.
Remote, against aiming at what is, 7. 2:
32.

Repelling officiousnosc Mencius ,2.2 :11.
Reproof, the benefit of, 4. 1: .<>.? - - * Na-
dus' of Yo-chiog, 1 V.M. V.-W
Kung-sun Ch'ow, 7. 1; 20.

Reputation, the value of, to a ruler, 7. 1:14.

Reserve, Mencius defends his, with the princes of his time, 3. 2:1.

Resptcted, that a scholar be, is essential to his engaging in a prince's service, 7. 1: 37.

rior to all other, 5. 2:1.—the great doctrines of the, to be advanced to, by successive steps, 7. 1: 24.—Pih-e, &c., proved to be, by the permanence of their influence, 7. 2: 15.—definition of a, 7. 2: 25.—the perfect virtue of the highest, 7. 2: 33.

Riches, not to be elated by, a procf of .Satisfied, how an adviser of the princes

superiority, 7. 1:11

Righteousness belongs naturally to man, 2. 1:0.; 6. 1: 1.—the straight path, 4. 1: 10. — fraternal obedience the richest fruit of, 4. 1: 27.—^the great man makes no mistakes in, 4. 2: 0.— internal, not external, 6. 1:4,5.—to be loved more than life, 0. 1:10.

Ripe grain, illustration from, 0. 1:19.

Ritual Usages, quotation from the, 3. 2: 2.

Royal government, the great principles of, 1. 1:3, 4.—will assuredly raise to the imperial dignity, 1. 2: 5.—various points of, neglected in Mencius time, 2. 1:5.

Ruin, a vicious prince the agent of his own, 4. 1:8.

Rulers, should share their pleasures with the people, 1. 1: 2.—should follow the advice of the wise, 1.2: 9.— should sympathize with the people in their joys and sorrows, 1. 2: 4.— should not labour at husbandry with their own hands, 3. 1: 4. — should study the example and principles ofj the ancient kings, 4. 1:1, 2.—importance of benevolence to, 4. 1:3. 's

example, influence of, 4. 2: 5.—will not be murmured at when their aim is evidently the people's good, 7. 1: 12.—the value of reputation and moral influences to, 7. 1: 14.

Rules, the necessity of governing according to, 4. 1:1, 2.

Sacrifice, allusions to, 3. 1:2.; 2: 3, 5.; 4. 2: 25,33.; 6. 2:0.; 7. 2: 14.

Sage, Mencius not a, 2. 1:2.—only with a, does the body act according to its design, 7. 1: 37.—the lessons of the, reach to all classes, 7. 1: 40.

Sages, when they arise, will agree with Mencius, 3. 2: 9.—the human relations perfectly exhibited by, 4. 1:2. —the agreement of, not affected by place or time, 4. 2: 1—are distinguished from other men, how, 4. 2: 2, 19, 20, 21, 22.—just like other men, 4. 2: 32.; 6. 1: 7.—Confucius supe

may always be perfectly, 7. 1:9. Scholar(s), the, ought to be remunerated, 3. 2: 4.—may accept presents from a prince, on what principles, 5. 2: 0.—should decline going to see the princes w hen called by them, why, 5, 2: 7.—forming friendships, rules for, 5. 2: 8.—ancient, maintained the dignity of their character, &c., how, 7. 1: 8.—prepares himself for the duties to which he aspires, 7.1: 33.—must be respected in order to his engaging , in the service of a prince, 7. 1: 33. Self, the charge of, greatest, 4. 1:19. Self-cultivation, men's disregard of, 6. 1: 13.

Self-examination recommended, 4. 1: 4.—the superior man practises, 4. 2: 28.

Self-restraint necessary to a ruler, 1. 2: 4.

Selling himself, Pih-le He vindicated

from the charge of, 5. 1:9. Senses, all men have the same, 6. 1:7

—some are the slaves of the, 6. 1:15. Settling the empire, 1. 1:6. Shame, the value of the feeling of, 7.

1:6, 7.

Sheep-dates, Tsang-tsze could not eat, 7. 2:36.

Shifts, Mencius put to. 2. 2:2.

Shoo-king, quotations from the, 1.1:2.; 2:3,11.; 2. 1: 4.; 3. 1:1.; 2: 5,9.; 4. 1: 8.; 5.1: 5.; 6. 2:5.—with what reservation Mencius read the, 7. 2: 3.

Sickness, Mencius pretends, 2. 2: J.

Sincerity, the great work of men si ouid be to strive after perfect, 4. 1: 12.

Slaves of sense, how some are, 6. 1:15.

Sorrow of Shun on account of his parents, 5. 1:1.

Sovereign, killing a, not necessarily murder, 1. 2: 8.—of the empire, who is a, 2. 1: 3.—importance of having

virtuous men about a, 3. 2: 0. 's

example, influence of, 4. 2: 5.—influence of a true, 7. 1: 13.—a, the least important element of a nation, 7.?: 14.

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