Tuesday, November 21, 2006

The misconduct of foreign peoples

I have been unable to extend the practice of virtue to different regions, and I brood with anxiety upon the misconduct of foreign peoples. Therefore I am not yet able to dispense with defense measures...
The Chinese Emperor, Wen, who reigned from 179 - 157BC and had trouble with barbarians from the North who broke through the Great Wall, burned cities and enslaved their inhabitants.

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