Patience in Employment

Anonymous An old man and his son lived in an abandoned fortress on the side of a hill.  Their only possession of value was a horse.  One day, the horse ran away.  The neighbors came to offer sympathy.  “How sad” they said.  “How do you know?” asked the old man.  The next day, the horse returned, bringing with it several wild horses.  The old man and his son shut them all inside the gate.  The neighbors hurried over.  “How wonderful!” they said.  “How do you know?” asked the old man.  The ...
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