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Guan Zi

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Author: Zhong Guan
Language: Chinese
Wordcount: 32,999 / 376 pg
LoC Category: PL
Downloads: 3,048
mnybks.net#: 7724
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d乘之國者,器之制也。天下乘馬服牛,而任之輕重有制。有一宿 之行,道之遠近有數矣。是知諸侯之地、千乘之國者,所以知地之小大也,所 以知任之輕重也。重而後損之,是不知任也;輕而後益之,是不知器也。不知 任,不知器,不可,為之有道。 右諸侯之地千乘之國

地之不可食者,山之無木者,百而當一。涸澤,百而當一。地之無草木者,百 而當一。樊棘雜處,民不得入焉,百而當一。藪,鐮纏得入焉,九而當一。蔓 山,其木可以為材,可以為軸,斤斧得入焉,九而當一。汎山,其木可以為 棺,可以為車,斤斧得入焉,十而當一。流水,網罟得入焉,五而當一。林, 其木可以為棺,可以為車,斤斧得入焉,五而當一。澤,網罟得入焉,五而當 一。命之曰:地均以實數。

方六里命之曰暴,五暴命之曰部,五部命之曰聚。聚者有市,無市則民乏。五 聚命之曰某鄉,四鄉命之曰方,官制也。官成而立邑:五家而伍,十家而連, 五連而暴,五暴而長,命之曰某鄉,四鄉命之曰都,邑制也。邑成而制事:四 聚為一離,五離為一制,五制為一田,二田為一夫,三夫為一家,事制也。事 成而制器:方六里,為一乘之地也;一乘者,四馬也;一馬,其甲七,其蔽 五;四乘,其甲二十有八,其蔽二十,白徒三十人奉車兩,器制也。

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