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醉醒石   By: (17th cent.)

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I recently finished a fascinating novel that explores themes of identity, love, and sacrifice. The story follows a young woman who discovers a mysterious stone that has the power to reveal hidden truths about those around her. As she delves deeper into the stone's powers, she must grapple with difficult decisions and the consequences of seeking the truth. The author weaves a complex narrative that is both captivating and thought-provoking, keeping readers on the edge of their seats until the final page. The characters are well-developed and the writing is beautifully descriptive, drawing the reader into the world of the story. Overall, I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a compelling and unique read.

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第一回 救窮途名顯當官 申冤獄慶流奕世

《畫堂春》:   從來惟善感天知,況是理枉扶危。人神相敬依,逸豫無期。積書未必能讀,積金未必能肥;不如積德與孫枝,富貴何疑。   《易傳》曰:「積善之家,必有餘慶;積不善之家,必有餘殃。」此言禍福惟人自召,非天之有私厚薄也。然積善莫大於陰,積不善亦莫大於陰。故陰騭之慶最長,陰毒之報最酷。至於刑獄一事,關係尤重。存心平恕,則死者可生;用意刻深,則生者立死。況受賕骫法,故意陷人;人命至重,何可以供我喜怒,恣我魚肉也!古語有云:當權若不行方便,如入寶山空手回。士大夫事權在握,而不辨雪冤獄,矜恤無辜,不深負上天好生之心乎?漢之時,有於公者,為獄吏,持法公平,能明孝婦之冤。嘗自高大其門道:「吾子孫必有顯者。」後子定國,果為廷尉,如其言。唐之時,有何比乾者,與徐有功、來俊臣、侯思止同為刑官。比乾寬恕,多所平反。時人為之語道:「遇來、侯必死,過徐、何必生。」一日,有老嫗過其門,持籌九十餘枚,與比幹道:「君有陰德,子孫為公卿郡守,佩印綬者,當... Continue reading book >>

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