The Master said of Gongye Chang, “He is marriageable. Although he was once imprisoned as a criminal, he was in fact innocent of any crime.” The Master gave him his daughter in marriage.Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said of Gongye Chang, He deserves a wife. Although he was bound and imprisoned, he was guilty of no crime.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.