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The Grasshopper and the Ants: A Fable

The Ant and the Grasshopper From Aesop’s Fables In a field one summer’s day a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart’s content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great toil an ear of corn he … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin 13 Virtues

An Excerpt from the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Illustrated by E. Boyd Smith; edited by Frank Woodworth Pine, 1916   IX. PLAN FOR ATTAINING MORAL PERFECTION T was about this time I conceived the bold and arduous project of arriving … Continue reading

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