Sacred Books of the East/Volume 27

Sacred Books of the East  (1885)  translated by James Legge
Volume 27: The Sacred Books of China—The Texts of Confucianism (Part III: The Lî Kî, I–X)

THE

SACRED BOOKS OF THE EAST

TRANSLATED

BY VARIOUS ORIENTAL SCHOLARS

AND EDITED BY

F. MAX MÜLLER


VOL. XXVII


Oxford
AT THE CLARENDON PRESS
1885

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THE

SACRED BOOKS OF CHINA

THE TEXTS OF CONFUCIANISM

TRANSLATED BY

JAMES LEGGE

PART III

THE LÎ KÎ, I—X

Oxford

AT THE CLARENDON PRESS

1885


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CONTENTS.


PAGE
Preface xi
Introduction
CHAP.
I. 1
 How Confucius spoke of the Lî. How Mencius spoke of them. Now there are three Lî King or three Rituals. State of the Lî books at the rise of the Han dynasty. Work of the emperors of Han in recovering the ancient books. i. Recovery of the Î Lî. ii. King Hsien of Ho-kien, and his recovery of the Kâu Lî. iii. Formation of the Lî Kî. Council of B.C. 51. Condition in B.C. 36. Hâu 𝖅hang and the two Tâis. Mâ Yung and Kǎng Hsüan. 𝖅hâi Yung and his manusculpt. Lî of the Greater Tâi.
II. 9
 Lî is a symbol of religious import, and a symbol for the feeling of propriety. Translation of the title. The value of the Lî Kî. The Lî Kî as one of the five King.
III. 15

BOOK
1. Khü Lî 15
2. Than Kung 17
3. Wang Kih 18
4. Yüeh Ling 20
5. ℨǎng-𝖟ze Wǎn 21
6. Wǎn Wang Shih-𝖟ze 22
7. Lî Yun 23
8. Khî 25
9. Kiâo Theh Sǎng 26
10. Nêi ℨeh 26
11. Yü ℨâo 27
12. Ming Thang Wei 28
13. Sang Fû Hsiâo Kî 30
14. Kwan 30
15. Shâo Î 31
16. Hsio Kî 32
17. Yo Kî 32
18. ℨâ Kî 34
19. Sang Tâ Kî 34
20. Kî Fâ 35
21. Kî Î 36
22. Kî Thung 37
23. King Kieh 38
24. Âi Kung Wǎn 39
25. Kung-nî Yen Kü 40
26. Khung-𝖟ze Hsien Kü 41
27. Fang Kî 41
28. Kung Yung 42
29. Piâo Kî 44
30. ℨze Î 45
31. Pǎn Sang 46
32. Wǎn Sang 47
33. Fû Wǎn 48
34. Kien Kwan 48
35. San Nien Wǎn 49
36. Shǎn Î 50
37. Thâu Hû 50
38. Zû Hsing 51
39. Tâ Hsio 53
40. Kwan Î 54
41. Hwǎn Î 55
42. Hsiang Yin Kiû Î 56
43. Shê Î 56
44. Yen Î 57
45. Phing Î 58
46. Sang Fû Sze Kih 59

BOOK
I.
Section I.
Part I 61
Part II 67
Part III 73
Part IV 83
Part V 90
Section II.
Part I 99
Part II 109
Part III 114

II.
Section I.
Part I 120
Part II 132
Part III 147
Section II.
Part I 161
Part II 173
Part III 187
Appendix to Book II 202
Plates I–VI after page 208.

III.
Section I 209
Section II 212
Section III 222
Section IV 230
Section V 240

IV.
Section I.
Part I 249
Part II 257
Part III 262
Section II.
Part I 268
Part II 272
Part III 276
Supplementary Section 280
Section III.
Part I 283
Part II 286
Part III 291
Section IV.
Part I 296
Part II 301
Part III 306

V.
Section I 311
Section II 328

VI.
Section I 343
Section II 353

VII.
Section I 364
Section II 372
Section III 380
Section IV 385

VIII.
Section I 394
Section II 404

IX.
Section I 416
Section II 426
Section III 437

X.
Section I 449
Section II 464



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