Wisdom of the east. The sayings of Confucius. A new translation of the greater part of the confucian analects. With introduction and notes by Lionel Giles, M. A. (Oxon. ) This book, "The sayings of Confucius", by Confucius, is a replication of a book originally published before 1910. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.