The Master said, “How seriously I have declined! It has been so long since I last dreamt of meeting the Duke of Zhou.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
he Master said, How great is my decline! It’s been so long since I dreamed that I saw the duke of Zhou!Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.