How to Govern.
YEH CH'ÜEH asked Wang I
- See ch. ii.
four questions, none of which he could answer. Thereat the former was greatly delighted,
- For now he discovered that ignorance is true knowledge:—an explanation which I adopt only for want of a better.
and went off and told P'u I Tzŭ.
- Of whom nothing definite is known.
"Have you only just found that out?" said P'u I Tzŭ. "The Emperor Shun was not equal to T'ai Huang.
- A legendary ruler. For Shun, see ch. i.
Shun was all for charity in his zeal for mankind; but although he succeeded in government, he himself never rose above the level of artificiality. Now