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The Mountain of Life—A Parable

In a certain country there was a lofty snow-capped mountain in the shadow of which lay a large city. This city was very beautifully laid out and the inhabitants lived mostly a very gay and idle life, whilst others busied themselves in amassing riches or quarrelling over various trifles. But…
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Re-Born (A Parable)

An old woman wept in an unhealthy room. It was night-time, but night without moon or stars, and a troubled silence kept her company. Suddenly—uneasily—the rusty door of her hovel opened, and a gust of wind blew her rags about her, and she shivered, and, looking up, saw a radiant…
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The Blind Man (a Parable)

A certain man lost his sight, and his heart grew hard, and he did not fail to complain of the injustice of his lot. And one day there came to him a stranger who had been blind from birth. And the stranger did not complain, but rejoiced, and glorified the…
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