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周列國 首句:齊義繼母

Warring States after Zhou: The Righteous Stepmother of Qi

古今列女傳卷之三
周列國
齊義繼母者,齊二子之母也,當宣王時,有人闘死於道者,
吏訊之,被一創,二子兄弟立其傍,吏問之,兄曰,我殺之,
弟曰,非兄也,乃我殺之,期年吏不能决,言之於相,相不能
决,言之於王,王曰,今皆赦之,是縦有罪也,皆殺之,是誅無
辜也,寡人度其母能知子善惡,試問其母,聽其所欲殺活,
相召其母問曰,母之子殺人,兄弟欲相代死,吏不能决,言
之於王,王有仁惠,故問母何所欲殺活,其母泣而對曰,殺
其少者,相受其言,因而問之曰,夫少子者,人之所愛也,今
欲殺之,何也,其母對曰,少者,妾之子也,長者,前妻之子也,
其父疾且死之時,属之於妾曰,善飬視之,妾曰諾,今既

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