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孫叔敖母

The Mother of Sun Shu'ao

楚令尹孫叔敖之母也叔敖爲嬰兒之時出遊見兩頭
蛇殺而埋之歸見其母而泣焉母問其故對曰吾聞見
兩頭蛇者死今者出遊見之其母曰蛇今安在對曰吾
恐他人復見之殺而埋之矣其母曰汝不死矣夫有隂
德者陽報之德勝不祥仁除百禍天之處高而聽卑書
不云乎皇天無親惟德是輔爾嘿矣必興於楚及叔敖
長爲令尹君子謂叔敖之母知道德之次詩云母氏聖
善此之謂也

汪 曰埋蛇瑣事也而足以識叔敖之仁心驗其

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