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Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year

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Author: E.C. Hartwell
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 107,345 / 311 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 161
Added to site: 2007.04.13
mnybks.net#: 16551
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to be grateful for, want with diamonds?" 10

"I wish to be rich and place my children on thrones."

"All you have to do, then," said the Buddhist, "is to go and search until you find them."

"But where shall I go?" questioned the infatuated man.

"Go anywhere," was the vague reply; "north, south, 15 east, or west--anywhere."

"But how shall I know the place?" asked the farmer.

"When you find a river running over white sands between high mountain ranges, in these white sands you will find diamonds. There are many such rivers and many mines 20 of diamonds waiting to be discovered. All you have to do is start out and go somewhere--" and he waved his hand--"away, away!"

Ali Hafed's mind was fully made up. "I will no longer," he thought, "remain on a wretched farm, toiling day in and 25 day out for a mere subsistence, when acres of diamonds--untold wealth--may be had by him who is bold enough to seek them."

He sold his farm for less than half its value. Then, aft

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