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Page 29 - This stuff is really no good. Let's not invent any more of it." So, the followers of Confucius and Micius both called their works "texts.
Page 171 - ... the systems of other enlightened nations, most of which have taken centuries of adjustment and toil before reaching their present stage of excellence, and even they still have some room for improvement. New China, however, is confident that given sufficient time she will be able to work out her own salvation in spite of the fact that the problem is fraught with difficulties. For the present she needs time to regain her breath from the shock which she experienced in the transition from monarchy...
Page 14 - ... of western science, because in them she recognizes the instruments for the realization of new national and economic ideals. Fortunately the people of China have long been democratic in spirit and so has been their educational system. To develop the individual into a man of virtue and culture and to secure social control through raising up leaders with ability and character to influence the lives of others...
Page 21 - Chan, the virtuous women set such an excellent example, that it influenced the customs of the empire — an influence that descended even to the times of the Ching and Wei states. If the curtain of the inner apartment gets thin, or is hung awry (ie if the sexes are not kept apart), disorder will enter the family, and ultimately pervade the empire. Females are doubtless the sources of...
Page 95 - The difference between the two consists in the government of a ting resembling that of a fu more nearly than that of a chau does : that of the chau is less expensive.
Page 12 - Odes sung at ordinary entertainments given by the suzerain• (c) Odes sung on grand occasions when the feudal nobles were gathered together, (d) Panegyrics and sacrificial odes. Confucius himself attached the utmost importance to his labours in this direction.
Page 11 - Chinese mind ; and, in my opinion, the Li Ki isper se the most exact and complete monograph that China has been able to give of itself to other nations.
Page 109 - ... the influence which modern education had exerted upon the intellectual or thought life of the people. It is the opinion of many who are in a position to judge that the schools and colleges of China contributed a great share to the revolutionary movement. Education evidently had created in the life of the students, both young and old, an intense dissatisfaction with things as they were and an earnest desire to better the condition of their country both socially and politically. Indeed, it has...
Page 46 - Thus the progress of the truth is from the first to the second, from the second to the third, from the third to the...
Page 116 - ... defectives, including the deaf and the blind. It is also in charge of matters relating to children's attendance at school and the selection and certification of teachers. The bureau of technical or professional education has charge of all affairs relating to university and college, higher technical school, the sending of students abroad, the national observatory and the preparation of the governmental almanac, the society of doctors of philosophy, the association for the unification of the mother...