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金一餅,還以與妻,妻曰,妾聞志士不飲盗泉之水,廉者不
受嗟来之食,況拾遺求利以污其行乎,羊子大慚,乃捐金
於野,而遠尋師學,一年来歸,妻跪問其故,羊子曰,久行懷
思,無他異也,妻乃引刀趨機而言曰,此織生自蠶繭,成於
機杼,一絲而累,以至於寸,累寸不已,遂成丈匹,今若斷
斯織也,則捐失成功,稽廢時月,夫子積學,當日知其所亡,
以就懿德,若中道而歸,何異斷斯織乎,羊子感其言,復還
終業,遂七年不返,妻常躬勤飬姑,又遠饋羊子,甞有他
舍雞謬入園中,姑盗殺而食之,妻對雞不餐而泣,姑怪問
其故,妻曰,自傷居貧,使食有他肉,姑竟棄之,後盗有欲犯
妻者,乃先刼其姑,妻聞操刀而出,盗人曰,釋汝刀,從我者,
可全,不從我者,則殺汝姑,妻仰天而歎,舉刀刎頭而死,盗

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