Reflect Their True Hearts

Lords and retainers make mistakes out of humanity, out of love, out of selflessness, and out of caring. Small men makes mistakes out of heartlessness, out of regrets, out of covetousness, and out of emotions. Generally, the mistakes people make reflect their (true) heart.
In the Third Year of Kouka. “The Analects: Understanding the Chapter on the Mistakes of People.”

7日心に類す
君子は厚に過ち、愛に過ち、廉に過ち、介に過ち、小人は薄に過ち、忍に過ち、貪に過ち、通に過つ如きなり。〔凡そ人の過あるや其の心に類す。〕
弘化三年ヵ「論語、人の過の章解義」

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