Chapter 361 When one is about to take an inspiration, he is sure to make a
(previous) expiration; when he is going to weaken another, he will
first strengthen him; when he is going to overthrow another, he will
first have raised him up; when he is going to despoil another, he will
first have made gifts to him:--this is called 'Hiding the light (of
2 The soft overcomes the hard; and the weak the strong.
3 Fishes should not be taken from the deep; instruments for the
profit of a state should not be shown to the people.
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