安能善 ān néng shàn
How could they be good?
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
Notes: Quote: from Scroll 10, Chapter 35 of 春秋繁露 “Luxuriant Dew of the Spring and Autumn Annals,” attributed to 董仲舒 Dong Zhongshu 179–104 BCE (Amies 2021 tr.; see also tr. by Chan 1963, p. 275)
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- 卷十 深察名號第三十五 實性第三十六 諸侯第三十七 五行對第三十八 第三十九 第四十 Scroll 10 Luxuriant Dew of the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋繁露 — count: 1