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Chengyu
高悬秦镜
Pinyin
gāo xuán qín jìng
Explanation
Meaning
秦镜:秦始皇时的能照见人心善恶的镱子。高挂能照见人心善恶的镜子。后用以比喻官吏断案公正,执法严明。
Context
晋·葛洪《西京杂记》第三卷:“(咸阳宫)有方镜,广四尺,高五尺九寸……人有疾病在内则掩心而照之,则知病之所在。又女子有邪心,是胆张心动。秦始皇常以照宫人,胆张心动者则杀之。”
 
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