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  • Often such passages will contrast the goal of the Noble Person with that of the way people too often act in the world, the latter captured in the term hsiao jen, petty person.

    Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D.: 'Tis The Season -- With Confucius

  • Filial piety, hsiao, is the quintessential family value.

    Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D.: 'Family Values' -- Confucian Style

  • That term is hsiao, what we translate as filial piety.

    Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D.: 'Family Values' -- Confucian Style

  • Around the turn of this century, an enterprising Japanese named Koga brought in scores of seasonal workers, food and supplies each year to develop Tiao-yu, Huang wei and Nan-hsiao the three Senkaku islands-- MT.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Taipei resident Yuan-hsiao Yen says that when she cooks the dish, she likes to end with a good bit of sauce left in the pan, for mixing with rice.

    The Dish: Three-Cup Chicken

  • Hsieh hsieh ni, Clement Street de hsiao long bao, duo bao zhong!

    Cupcake

  • "We received a tip-off that Kaohsiung County Council Speaker Hsu Fu-sen (許福森), who is seeking re-election, was involved in vote-buying and we investigated the matter," Kaohsiung District Prosecutors' Office Spokesman Chung Chung-hsiao (鍾忠孝) said yesterday.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Several of us objected that hun meant to idle, to goof off, but Jeff said that they hun like the hsiao hun hun, the local hustlers.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • If you like hsiao-lung bao and you can brave a crowd, go to Ding-Tai Fung.

    Off to Taipei - Anil Dash

  • They saw that they had to take for a theme something on the present scenery and indite a stanza with antithetical pentameter lines; that the word ‘hsiao,’ second (in the book of metre), had been fixed upon as a rhyme; but that there was, below that, no mention, as yet, made of any precedence.

    Hung Lou Meng

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