C: Joining mountains; superior
people think without leaving their place.
L: Stopping at the back, one
does not have a body; walking in the garden, one does not see a person. No
E: Nurturing energy by quietude.
L: Stopping at the feet, there
is no fault. It is beneficial to be always upright.
E: Being humble and not
daring to act arbitrarily, one stops improper advancement early on, and
maintains correctness always.
L: Stopping at the calves
doesn’t help out the following. The heart is unhappy.
E: Being too yielding
without strength, one must use forced effort to stop weakness.
L: Stopping at the waist
breaks the backbone; danger inflames the heart.
E: Being too strong
without flexibility, one must stop strength with forced effort.
L: Stopping at the jaws, one’s
words are orderly. Regret vanishes.
E: Being weak yet
balanced, one practices stopping in which one helps people, with appropriate
speech, in spite of weakness.
L: Careful stopping brings
E: Stopping inside and
outside, sublimating strength and weakness, stabilizing essence and forgetting
feelings, one is still in absolute correctness.