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烏合之衆詎能久乎嬰謝固宜
暴名不祥之語灼見天道人事者

陳嬰之母
陳嬰母者,漢棠邑侯陳嬰之母也,始嬰為東陽令佐,
居縣素信為長者,秦二世之時,東陽,少年,殺縣令,相
聚數十人,欲立長帥,未有所用,乃請陳嬰,初嬰謝不
能,後遂強立之,縣中從之,得二萬人,欲立嬰為王,嬰
母曰,我為子家婦,聞先故不甚貴,今暴得大名不祥,
不如以兵有所属,事成猶得封侯,敗則,易以亡,可無
為人所指名也,嬰從其言以兵属項梁,梁以為上柱
國,後項氏敗,嬰歸漢,以功封棠邑侯,君子謂嬰母知
天命,又能守先故之業,流祚後世謀慮遠矣,詩曰貽

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