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Mencius (Latin), Chinese (Wade-Giles) meng-tzu, or (Pinyin) mengzi, original
name (Wade-Giles) meng k'o, posthumous name tsou kung, or duke of tsou (b. c.
372 Mencius, detail, ink and colour on silk; In the National Palace Museum,
The outspoken sympathies of Mencius made him a champion of the common
people and an advocate of democratic principles in government. Mencius'
sojourn covered several states, but nowhere did he find a prince willing to put his
The latter was almost certainly not his creation, although he may have somewhat
improved or modified the standard writing brush. Meng-tzu: see Mencius.
Mengelberg, Willem, in full josef willem mengelberg (b. March 28, 1871, Utrecht,
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