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In Scotland, in the time of King Robert Bruce, there lived ...
George Washington And His Hatchet
When George Wash-ing-ton was quite a little boy, his father...
Many years ago there was a poor gentleman shut up in one of...
Sir Walter Raleigh
There once lived in England a brave and noble man whose nam...
The Barmecide Feast
There was once a rich old man who was called the Bar-me-cid...
Socrates And His House
There once lived in Greece a very wise man whose name was S...
Alexander And Bucephalus
One day King Philip bought a fine horse called Bu-ceph'a-lu...
Three Men Of Gotham
There is a town in England called Go-tham, and many merry s...
A Story Of Robin Hood
In the rude days of King Rich-ard and King John there were ...
The Miller Of The Dee
Once upon a time there lived on the banks of the River Dee ...
The Inchcape Rock
In the North Sea there is a great rock called the Inch-cape...
Horatius At The Bridge
Once there was a war between the Roman people and the E-tru...
The Endless Tale
In the Far East there was a great king who had no work to d...
He Never Smiled Again
The bark that held the prince went down, The sweep...
Androclus And The Lion
In Rome there was once a poor slave whose name was An'dro-c...
The Ungrateful Guest
Among the soldiers of King Philip there was a poor man who ...
Nearly two thousand years ago there lived in Rome a man who...
There was once a kind man whose name was Oliver Gold-smith....
Sir Humphrey Gilbert
More than three hundred years ago there lived in England a ...
Other Wise Men Of Gotham
One day, news was brought to Gotham that the king was comin...
There was once a kind man whose name was Oliver Gold-smith. He wrote
many de-light-ful books, some of which you will read when you are
He had a gentle heart. He was always ready to help others and to share
with them anything that he had. He gave away so much to the poor that
he was always poor himself.
He was some-times called Doctor Goldsmith; for he had studied to be a
One day a poor woman asked Doctor Goldsmith to go and see her husband,
who was sick and could not eat.
Goldsmith did so. He found that the family was in great need. The man
had not had work for a long time. He was not sick, but in distress;
and, as for eating, there was no food in the house.
"Call at my room this evening," said Goldsmith to the woman, "and I
will give you some med-i-cine for your husband."
In the evening the woman called. Goldsmith gave her a little paper box
that was very heavy.
"Here is the med-i-cine," he said. "Use it faith-ful-ly, and I think
it will do your husband a great deal of good. But don't open the box
until you reach home."
"What are the di-rec-tions for taking it?" asked the woman.
"You will find them inside of the box," he answered.
When the woman reached her home, she sat down by her husband's side,
and they opened the box; What do you think they found in it?
It was full of pieces of money. And on the top were the
di-rec-tions: "TO BE TAKEN AS OFTEN AS NE-CES-SI-TY REQUIRES."
Goldsmith had given them all the ready money that he had.
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