匡衡字稚圭，勤学而无烛；邻居有烛而不逮。衡乃穿壁引其光，以书映光而读。邑人大姓文不识，家富多书，衡乃与其佣作而不求偿。主人怪，问衡，衡曰：“ 愿得主人书遍读之。 ” 主人感叹，资给以书，遂成大学。
Kuangheng word Chih-kyu, Diligence without a candle; neighbor candle and found wanting. Wall cited its value is to wear light, in order to read the book Ying-rays. Man does not know the surname Yi Ren, Andrew many books, value for their domestic helpers to do is not claim. Host Strange, ask Heng, Heng said: "would like to have the master over the reading of the book." Owner laments, capital give book, gradually into the university.