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楚江乙母

The Mother of Jiang Yi of Chu

楚大夫江乙之母也當恭王之時乙爲郢大夫有入王
宫中盜者令尹以罪乙請於王而絀之處家無幾何其
母亡布八尋乃往言於王曰妾夜亡布八尋令尹盜之
王方在小曲之臺令尹侍焉王謂母曰令尹信盜之寡
人不爲其富貴而不行法焉若不盜而誣之楚國有常
法母曰令尹不身盜之也乃使人盜之王曰其使人盜
奈何對曰昔孫叔敖之爲令尹也道不拾遺門不閉關
而盜賊自息今令尹之治也耳目不明盜賊公行是故
使盜得盜妾之布是與使人盜何以異也王曰令尹在

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