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|favor; kind act (from above)|
|simp. and trad.
- c. 479 BCE – 221 BCE, Analects of Confucius (論語/微子第十八)
- Hui of Liuxia was a judge who had been demissed from office on a number of occasions. People said, "Can't you leave?" He said, "If I render service to people while on the straight (moral) path, how do you know that I will not be dismissed again after going somewhere else? If I render service to people while on a crooked (moral) path, why would I need to leave the homeland of my parents?" (Wiktionary translation)
- a faithful and upright person (usually refers to husbands)