When Yan Hui passed away, the Master lamented, “Oh! Heaven has bereft me! Heaven has bereft me!”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
When Yan Yuan died, the Master said, Ah, Heaven is destroying me! Heaven is destroying me!Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.