Mencius. Book VI: Kâo Tsze. Part I. Chapter XX.
Legge's summary: Learning must not be by halves.
1. Mencius said, 'Î, in teaching men to shoot, made it a rule to draw the bow to the full, and his pupils also did the same.
2. 'A master-workman, in teaching others, uses the compass and square, and his pupils do the same.'
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Translated by James Legge
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