from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small piece selected from a literary work; an extract; a literary fragment: usually in plural, analects or analecta (which see).
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By Legge and most British Chinese scholars this work is called "The Confucian Analects," the word "analect" denoting things chosen, in the present case from the utterances of the master.
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