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Aesop's Fables by  J. H. Stickney


 

 

THE GOOSE WITH THE GOLDEN EGGS

A
CERTAIN man had the good fortune to possess a Goose which had laid him a Golden Egg each day of the year. For a while the man rejoiced in his daily gain, but becoming impatient with so slow an income, he killed the Goose, to get all at once the gold which they thought was [192] inside her. When he had laid her open, he found that she was exactly like all other geese.

Wanting more, he lost all.





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