Certainly with an Open Heart

Studying on the path of reading fine books, you should certainly have this resolve with an open heart, and establish a face in the secular world. Why? So you can cease fussing over trivial matters.
The Fourth Year of Kouka, “Writing Given to Hirata-Sensei.”

17日当に磊々落々として
大丈夫書を読み道を学ぶには、其の志を立つること当に磊々落々として流俗の表に樹立すべきなり、何すれぞ区々碌々とし止まんや。
弘化四年「平田先生に与ふる書」

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