He would not instruct while eating, nor continue to converse once he had retired to bed.Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
He did not converse at mealtime and did not talk in bed.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.