CHAP. V. 1. Mang I asked what filial piety was. The Master
said, 'It is not being disobedient.'
2. Soon after, as Fan Ch'ih was driving him, the Master told
him, saying, 'Mang-sun asked me what filial piety was, and I
answered him,-- "not being disobedient."'
3. Fan Ch'ih said, 'What did you mean?' The Master replied,
'That parents, when alive, be served according to propriety; that,
when dead, they should be buried according to propriety; and that
they should be sacrificed to according to propriety.'
CONFUCIAN ANALECTS, BOOK II. WEI CHANG.