selected passages from the writings of an author or of different authors.
But by this method one misses much of the characterisation which is such an attractive feature of the analects.
The Sayings of Confucius Confucius
The analects of Confucius contain the gist of his teachings, and is worthy of study.
The Wisdom of Confucius Epiphanius Wilson
I looked at its title—The analects of Confucius—and blinked.
To Choke an Ocean Jesse F. (Jesse Franklin) Bone
We turn to the analects of Confucius and we see the Chinese gentleman.
The Gentle Reader Samuel McChord Crothers
He wrote: “analects,” etc., and is credited with having compiled the “Ancient Poems.”
Through the Year With Famous Authors Mabel Patterson
In the tenth book of his analects we get a glimpse of the habits of the philosopher.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume I John Lord
The doctrine of the sage is clearly expressed in the analects, and amounts only to courtesy and propriety.
The Religions of Japan William Elliot Griffis
In his “analects” Confucius defines Courage by explaining, as is often his wont, what its negative is.
Bushido, the Soul of Japan Inazo Nitob
The analects are translated by the brilliant writer, Thomas de Quincey.
The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864 Various
selected literary passages from one or more works
1650s, “literary gleanings,” from Latinized form of Greek analekta, literally “things chosen,” neuter plural of analektos “select, choice,” verbal adjective of analegein “to gather up, collect,” from ana- “up” (see ana-) + legein “to gather,” also “to choose words,” hence “to speak” (see lecture (n.)).
selected passages from the writings of an author or of different authors. Historical Examples A philosophical investigator of the established national superstitions would find excellent types of all of them in the analecta. The Book-Hunter John Hill Burton Wodrow has an anecdote in his delightful analecta which shall introduce us into our subject to-night. Bunyan […]
selected passages from the writings of an author or of different authors. Historical Examples The magazine was bought by Moses Thomas, in 1812, who changed its name to the analectic. The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors 1741-1850 Albert Smyth plural noun selected literary passages from one or more works n. 1650s, “literary gleanings,” from Latinized […]
- Analects of confucius
Chinese Lun Yü. a compilation of the discourses, maxims, and aphorisms of Confucius, dating from the 4th century b.c.
a scale shaped like the figure 8, showing the declination of the sun and the equation of time for each day of the year. noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə) a graduated scale shaped like a figure eight that indicates the daily declination of the sun n. 1650s, from Latin analemma “the pedestal of a sundial,” […]