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The Chicken and the Jewel

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The Chicken and the Jewel

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A Chicken, scratching for food for himself and his hens, found a precious stone and exclaimed:

“If your owner had found you, and not I, he would have taken you up, and set you in fine gold. But I have found you for no purpose. I would rather have one grain of wheat than all the jewels in the world.”

Moral: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

There are currently 7 suggested morals for “The Chicken and the Jewel”

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  1. 1 On October 20th, 2010, A random person said:

    What is worth much to one is worthless to another.

  2. 2 On March 16th, 2011, chuck said:

    chickens are dumb and deserve to be fried, had it been a duck like scrooge who understands money policy he’d know you can buy plenty of wheat with the stone.

  3. 3 On August 5th, 2011, Meteorite said:

    Chickens have to swallow rocks since they don’t have teeth to grind up their food.

  4. 4 On March 31st, 2015, Bob said:

    Be content with your life

  5. 5 On July 29th, 2015, Kzoy said:

    “Be contented with your life” what is the use of having a precious jewel if you are hungry!!

  6. 6 On December 9th, 2015, lop said:

    treasure is better

  7. 7 On December 9th, 2015, hoppy said:

    what does hens have to do with its morals.

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