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言在家為子在國為臣母不能

趙佛肹母者,趙之中牟宰,佛肹之母也,佛肹以中牟
叛,趙之法,以城叛者,身死家收,佛肹之母,将論,自言
曰,我不死,士長問其故,母曰,為我通於主君,乃言,不
通,則老婦死而已,士長,為之言於襄子,襄子問其故,
母曰,不得見主君,則不言,於是襄子見而問之曰,不
當死何也,母曰,妾之當死,亦何也,襄子曰,而子反,母
曰,子反母何為當死,襄子曰,母不能教子,故使至於
反,母何為不當死也,母曰,吁,以主君殺妾,為有說也,
乃以母無教耶,妾之職盡久矣,此乃在於主君,妾聞
子,少而慢者,母之罪也,長而不能使者,父之罪也,今

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