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Mencius. Book IV: Lî Lâu. Part II. Chapter XII.

Legge's summary: A man is great because he is childlike.

Mencius said, 'The great man is he who does not lose his child's-heart.'

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Translated by James Legge, published in 1861 and revised for publication in 1895. Prepared as etext by Stephen R. McIntyre. Noded by schist. Please msg schist if you have suggestions for useful hard-links.

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