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Grammar: Pronoun
Notes: In Literary Chinese this reflexive personal pronoun may be used in subject or object position (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 83). For example, 其恕乎!己所不欲,勿施於人。 'Is not reciprocity such a word? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.' (Lunyu 17:24, trans. by Legge 1861)
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