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  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Volume 12, Issue 3-4
  • October 1948, pp. 789-802

Bih ′ = Wey ′?


The gloss bih you wey yee (with the reading of in the falling tone indicated by the faanchiebih. bih ell faan ”) is to be found in Ju Shi ′s “Collected Commentaries to the Four Books” (Syhshu Jyijuh) in explanation of a famous passage in Mencius (Jiuann [hereafter abbreviated as J.], 1, p. 5B). The King Huey of Wey admits to Mencius the ignominious position into which his country has fallen from the heights of past glory through defeats suffered on all sides, and tells him of his intention to make a supreme effort to wipe off the shame: Goaren chyy jy.

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