Levitating Taoist Refuses to Kneel and Acknowledge New Emperor

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Hello everyone,


There is a Taoist historical story in which a Taoist mystic refused to acknowledge the new emperor. The emperor in his dismay himself went to visit the man and demand his loyalty. However, the Taoist then levitated into the air and said something akin to: "now how shall I kneel to you?" 


Can someone refer me to a more accurate account of this tale? Please provide sources.


All the best, and thank you,



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