The Goose with the Golden Eggs
Last Modified: 19/11/2016
This is a story which shows greed should not rule people's minds.
- 1A farmer once owned a goose.
- 2One day, he went to get the egg his goose laid.
- 3When he took it up, it was as heavy as lead.
- 4So he was going to throw it away.
- 5But he took it home on second thought.
- 6To his delight, he found that it was an egg of pure gold.
- 7Every day there was a new golden egg.
- 8He soon became rich by selling his eggs.
- 9He got greedy and decided to kill the goose to get all the gold.
- 10He killed it, cut it open and found nothing