A Farmer and his Sons

22. A FARMER AND HIS SONS. A farmer at the point of death called to his bedside his two sons and said, “My sons, there is a great treasure lying hidden in one of my vineyards," thus hoping to secure the same attention to his farm from his sons that he had given to it. The sons, after the burial of their father, took their farming tools and upturned every portion of the land, but found no treasure. The vines, however, repaid all they had done with an extraordinary crop. MORAL. The treasury of man is labor. [more info]

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