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嚴延年母

The Mother of Yan Yannian

河南太守東海嚴延年之母也生五男皆有吏材至二
千石東海號曰萬石嚴嫗延年爲河南太守所在名爲
嚴能冬月傳屬縣囚論府下流血數里河南號曰屠伯
其母常從東海來欲就延年臘到洛陽適見報囚母大
驚便止都亭不肯入府延年出至都亭謁母閉閤不見
延年免冠頓首閤下母乃見之因責數延年曰幸備郡
守專治千里不聞仁義教化有以全安愚民顧乘刑罰
多刑殺人欲以致威豈爲民父母之意哉延年服罪頓
首謝因爲御歸府舍母畢正臘已謂延年曰天道神明

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