Kong Rong yields the bigger pears

孔融 K’ung Jung, died A.D. 208, a descendant of Confucius in the 20th generation. He has five elder brothers, and one younger brother.

When K’ung Jung at four years of age was asked why he chose all the small pears and left the bigger ones for the rest of the family he replied, “I am a small boy, so I take the small pears.”

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