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"左傳" by Ming Zuoqiu is a fascinating collection of historical records and political commentary from ancient China. The book provides insights into the political struggles and power dynamics of the Spring and Autumn period, offering readers a glimpse into the complex world of Chinese history. Ming Zuoqiu's writing is clear and concise, making this dense text more accessible to modern readers. The book is a valuable resource for anyone interested in Chinese history and politics, offering a deeper understanding of the cultural and social context of the time. Overall, "左傳" is a thought-provoking and informative read for those interested in delving into the intricacies of ancient Chinese society.

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惠公元妃孟子,孟子卒,繼室以聲子,生隱公,宋武公生仲子,仲子生而有文在其手, 曰為魯夫人,故仲子歸于我,生桓公而惠公薨,是以隱公立而奉之。


三月,公及邾儀父盟于蔑,邾子克也,未王命,故不書爵,曰儀父,貴之也,公攝位, 而欲求好於邾,故為蔑之盟。


初,鄭武公娶于申,曰武姜,生莊公,及共叔段,莊公寤生,驚姜氏,故名曰寤生,遂 惡之,愛共叔段,欲立之,亟請於武公,公弗許,及莊公即位,為之請制,公曰,制, 巖邑也,虢叔死焉,佗邑唯命,請京,使居之,謂之京城大叔,祭仲曰,都城過百雉, 國之害也,先王之制,大都不過參國之一,中五之一,小九之一,今京不度,非制也, 君將不堪,公曰,姜氏欲之,焉辟害,對曰,姜氏何厭之有,不如早為之所,無使滋蔓 ,蔓,難圖也,蔓草猶不可除,況君之寵弟乎,公曰,多行不義,必自斃,子姑待之, 既而大叔命西鄙北鄙貳於己,公子呂曰,國不堪貳,君將若之何,欲與大叔,臣... Continue reading book >>

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