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Short Stories

      Dame Fortune and the Traveller

Once there was a Weary Traveller who had fallen asleep on the edge of a deep well was discovered by Dame Fortune.

"If this fool," she said, "should have an uneasy dream and roll into the well, men would say that I did it. It is painful to me to be unfairly blamed, and I shall see that I am not."

So saying she rolled the man into the well.