One day the stables burned. When the Master returned from court, he asked, “Was anyone hurt?” He did not ask about the horses.Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The stables caught fire. Returning from court, the Master said, Was anyone hurt? He did not ask about the horses.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.