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

Legge's summary: A continuation of the last chapter.

Mencius said, 'In learning extensively and discussing minutely what is learned, the object of the superior man is that he may be able to go back and set forth in brief what is essential.'

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