chinese idioms 3安然无恙
In 266BC,Zhaohui king passed away.his son,prince Dan ,succeed to the throne titled Zhao Xiaochen king.Zhao's mother was a gifted woman who was responsible for attending.to the country's affairs because the king is young. one day, Qi king sent.an envoy to deliver a greeting letter to the emperor's mother. Instead of opening the letter first She asked the envoy whether Qi state had a good harvest, the citizens in Qi led a peaceful life and Qi emperor was healthy.hearing these words, the envoy replied angrily,'I was summoned to gteet you by Qi, you do not extend your greetings to him instead of the harvest and the citizens and how can you mention the humble things first and then the respected things.Zhao smiled and responded'how can you have a good harvest without citizens? how can you have emperor without the citizens?can we ingore the fundamental matters to care about minor matters'? the envoy was embarrassed to say a word
after hearing these words.