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THE DRUM AND THE SOLDIERS
 A DETACHMENT of soldiers was marching
through a wood to avoid meeting a larger
detachment of the enemy in the neighbourhood.
The drummer kept beating his drum, though not loudly.
The sound, however, attracted the attention
of the enemy, and they surrounded
the party. The captain bade the drummer
beat with all his energy to inspire his men
with courage. So he did. They fought
like lions, and won the day.
The captain said, "Good and evil often
flow from the same source."