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Sky Walker

Sky Walker

Long ago, there lived a young man known as Sky Walker. He was well-loved by his family, the pride of his people, but he was a rebellious boy. One night, Sky Walker refused to follow the tradition of his people. He would not fast during his coming-of-age ceremony. “You must follow your people’.....

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The Way God Help

The Way God Help

There was a small village by the river. Everyone lived happily and offered regular prayers at the village temple. Once during the monsoon season, it rained heavily. The river started overflowing and flood entered the village. Everyone started to evacuate their homes and set out to go to a safe pl.....

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Every Creature Has Its Own Distinctive Characteristics

Every Creature Has Its Own Distinctive Characteristics

Once upon a time, a hippopotamus lived in a river next to a big and solitary tree. One day, a bird came and nested in the tree. The songs and the flight of the bird caused such envy in the hippo that he couldn’t think of anything else. Every day he would lament the fact […]

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The Blank Question Paper

The Blank Question Paper

One day a professor entered the classroom and asked his students to prepare for a surprise test. They waited anxiously at their desks for the test to begin. The professor handed out the question paper with the text facing down as usual. Once he handed them all out, he asked his students to turn t.....

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The Eagle And The Kite

The Eagle And The Kite

An Eagle sat high in the branches of a great Oak. She seemed very sad and drooping for an Eagle. A Kite saw her. “Why do you look so woebegone?” asked the Kite. “I want to get married,” replied the Eagle, “and I can’t find a mate who can provide for me as I should […]

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Moon Lily

Moon Lily

Once upon a time, deep in the jungles of the Amazon, there lived a little girl named Neca-Neca who, night after night, listened to the stories her father told. One night he began to speak about the great warrior god who lived on the moon, and as he spoke, the girl chanced to look up […]Read More »

How Long Can You Keep Hatred In Your Heart

How Long Can You Keep Hatred In Your Heart

A kindergarten teacher had decided to let her class play a game. The teacher told each child in the class to bring along a plastic bag containing a few potatoes. Each potato will be given the name of a person that the child hates. So the number of potatoes that a child will put in […]

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The Cat And The Fox

The Cat And The Fox

Once a Cat and a Fox were traveling together. As they went along, picking up provisions on the way a stray mouse here, a fat chicken there they began an argument to while away the time between bites. And, as usually happens when comrades argue, the talk began to get personal. “You think you are.....

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Clever Elsie

Clever Elsie

There was once a man who had a daughter who was called Clever Elsie. And when she had grown up her father said: ‘We will get her married.’ ‘Yes,’ said the mother, ‘if only someone would come who would have her.’ At length a man came from a distance and wooed her, who was called [&hell.....

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The Wise Princess

The Wise Princess

Once upon a time, a king had one daughter whose name was Marja. He wished her to be the wisest woman in the world, and so he sent far and wide for the finest scholars. Teachers came from everywhere. Daily they taught Marja all they knew. Marja loved learning, and most of all, she loved […].....

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The Wolf, The Kid, And The Goat

The Wolf, The Kid, And The Goat

Mother Goat was going to market one morning to get provisions for her household, which consisted of but one little Kid and herself. “Take good care of the house, my son,” she said to the Kid, as she carefully latched the door. “Do not let anyone in, unless he gives you this password: Down w.....

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Clever Hans

Clever Hans

Once upon a time… The mother of Hans said, wither away, Hans. Hans answered, to Gretel. Behave well, Hans. Oh, I’ll behave well. Good-bye, mother. Good-bye, Hans. Hans comes to Gretel. Good day, Gretel. Good day, Hans. What do you bring that is good? I bring nothing; I want to have so.....

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