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  • Udakarahada Sutta

There are four kinds of sheets of water:

  • (1) Flat (uttāna) but deep in appearance (obhāsa);

  • (2) deep but flat in appearance;

  • (3) flat and flat in appearance;

  • (4) deep and deep in appearance.

So, also, there are four classes of people:

  • handsome in appearance but shallow in mind;

  • not handsome in appearance but deep in knowledge;

  • neither handsome nor wise;

  • both handsome and wise (A.ii.105-6).


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