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[At this point Dubs notes that “there is inserted a mass of material that is unrelated to the subject.” Some sentences attributed to Xúnzǐ seem actually to belong to Lord Línwǔ, and a great many examples are given of ancient examples which seem to Dubs to be spurious later additions. Many of them are also discussed elsewhere in the text. Accordingly we skip ahead a few pages and rejoin the discussion with its next topic.]