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The Three Calls of the Emperor’s Teacher

Listed in: Inspirational Stories

Chu, called Kokushi, the teacher of the emperor, called to his attendant: “Oshin.”

Oshin answered: “Yes.”

Chu repeated, to test his pupil: “Oshin.”

Oshin repeated: “Yes.”

Chu called: “Oshin.”

Oshin answered: “Yes.”

Chu said “I ought to apologize for you for all this calling, but really you ought to apologize to me.”