Mencius. Book VII: Tsin Sin. Part II. Chapter XVIII.
Legge's summary: The reason of Confucius's being in straits between Ch'an and Ts'âi.
Mencius said, 'The reason why the superior man was reduced to straits between Ch'an and Ts'âi was because neither the princes of the time nor their ministers sympathized or communicated with him.'
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Translated by James Legge
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