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A Chinese Biographical Dictionary/Ch'ang-sun Shun-tê

141 Ch'ang-sun Shun-tê 長孫順德. An official under the Emperor T'ai Tsung of the T'ang dynasty, A.D. 627-650, who took some silk as a bribe. The Emperor, instead of punishing him, sent him a number of pieces of silk as a present, and thus put him to shame.