he was thrown from his horse and killed, Ghia I grieyed so Utterly that he died within the year. Author of the ^ ^ , a collection of essays on Confacianism , and also of some poetry.
322 Chia Kêng Hou 2nd cent. B.C. When the Emperor Eao Tsn of the Han dynasty was still a private individual, he called one day with some friends at his sister-in-law's house. The latter tapped on the soup-kettle, as a hint to her brother-in-law that it was empty; at which he was so chagrined that when he came to the throne he marked his displeasure by creating his nephew '*Marquis Tap-the-Soup," as above.
323 Chia K'uei (T. ). A.D. 30-101. A native of ^ ^ P4ng-yang in Shensi; an eminent scholar, and a follower of Liu Hsin, from whom he obtained the Tao Chuan and notes thereon. He was a very successful teacher, some of his pupils coming from a distance of no less than 1,000 li\ and as he was always paid in grain, he accumulated a large store. Hence he was said to till with his tongue," a phrase which now signifies "to make a livelihood by teaching.*' Under the Emperor Ming Ti he was appointed, together with the historian Pan Eu, to the post of Imperial historiographer. In common with Ma Jung and several others, he was known as 1^"^ the Universal Scholar.
324 Chia Mi (T. ). Died A.D. 800. The son of the younger daughter of Chia Ch'ung, and the nephew of the vnfe of the Emperor Hui Ti (see Han Shou). He was a clever studious youth, gained enormous influence as favourite of his all-powerful aunt, and indulged in great extravagance and splendour, forming a coterie known as m -p p^ ^ the Twenty-four Friends, with Chiu I, Shih Cheung and others. He held many high offices; and was in constant attendance on the Emperor, while he treated the Princes as equals. He joined his aunt in a plot to set aside theHeir Apparent, and was beheaded with her by the rival party of