CHAP. XI. 1. The Duke Ching, of Ch'i, asked Confucius about
2. Confucius replied, 'There is government, when the prince is
prince, and the minister is minister; when the father is father, and
the son is son.'
3. 'Good!' said the duke; 'if, indeed; the prince be not prince,
the minister not minister, the father not father, and the son not son,
although I have my revenue, can I enjoy it?'
CONFUCIAN ANALECTS, BOOK XII. YEN YUAN.