Mencius tear three years old, by its mother brought up. Lived shandong zou ma on shan miles north of the city, the village named van village, the village not far from a graveyard, at a funeral home from the crowd of mencius often through, and now people will imitate mencius, mother meng saw, that "this not so in my son also", he moved his family to city in the northern part of the country house door of the camp. But here the street quite lively, the eastern live a butcher kill pig, mencius is the appearance of the butcher, learn, play all day. Mother meng felt there is unfavorable also cultivate children, then and moved to in "the expanded courtyard", that is, the south gate WaiZi think the county academy. From then on, mencius is DouShuSheng LangLangDe attracted to what mother meng xi, mencius is sent to the expanded in reading, he study diligently, the end into intellectuals.