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MAXIMS FOR MONKS.
against him to the King or any high personage, in order to excite alarm, is sinful.
To be moving any where without thinking of keeping the commandment1 is sin.
It is a sin to wash the body in a current of water above the spot any older priest is washing in.
It is a sin to forge iron.
It is sinful, in thinking of religious matters, to dwell upon that which is not clearly understood, without consulting another priest who might give an explanation.
Not to be acquainted with the three seasons of the year, and the conferences which belong to each, is sinful.
A priest who knows that another priest owes money, and who enters the temple with the money-owing priest, commits a sin.
A priest in enmity with another priest, and who nevertheless accompanies him to religious conference, sins.
It is a sin to cause alarm to any one.
If a priest arrest any one, knowing he has no money, aj he sins, if the amount is less than a tical ;2 and if it be more than a tical, the priest must be driven from his religious profession.
A priest who gives medicine3 to a man not sick commits a sin.
A priest who whistles for his amusement sins.
It is a sin to shout as thieves do.
1 The Buddhist law.
'2 2s. 6d, 8 Love potions, most likely.'2 2s. 6d, 8 Love potions, most likely.