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The Cock and the Jewel an Aesop’s Fable

 

The Cock and the Jewel

An Aesop’s Fable

A Cock, scratching for food for himself and his hens, found a precious stone; on which he said: “If your owner had found you, and not I, he would have taken you, and set you in his house; but I have found you to have no purpose. I would rather have one barleycorn than all the jewels in the world.”

Moral of Aesops Fable: Be content with your life

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