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Fox and no boy:

There was once a king who was so cruel and unjust that his
subjects yearned for his death or dethronement. However, one day
he surprised them all by announcing that he had decided to turn
over a new leaf.
Once a man sold his well to a farmer. Next day when a farmer went
to draw the water from that well, the man did not allow him to
draw the water from it. He said, I have sold you the well, not the
water, so you cannot draw the water from the well.
The farmer became very sad and came to the Emperors court. He
described everything to the Emperor and asked for the justice.
The Emperor called Birbal and handed over this case to him. Birbal
called the man who sold the well to the farmer. Birbal asked, Why
dont you let him use the water of the well. You have sold the well
to the farmer. The man replied, Birbal, I have sold the well to the
farmer, not the water. He has no right to draw the water from the
Then Birbal smiled and said to him, Good, but look, since you
have sold the well to this farmer, and you claim that water is yours,
then you have no right to keep your water in the farmers well.
Either you pay rent to the farmer to keep your water in his well, or
you take that out of his well immediately.
The man understood, that his trick has failed. Birbal has outwitted
Moral: Dont Try to Cheat. You will end up paying for it
regardless of how smart you think you are.
No more cruelty, no more injustice, he promised, and he was as
good as his word. He became known as the Gentle Monarch.
Months after his transformation one of his ministers plucked up
enough courage to ask him what had brought about his change of
And the king answered, As I was galloping through my forests I
caught sight of a fox being chased by a hound. The fox escaped
into his hole but not before the hound had bitten into its leg and

lamed it for life. Later I rode into a village and saw the same hound
there. It was barking at a man.
One afternoon a fox was walking through the forest and spotted a
bunch of grapes hanging from over a lofty branch.
"That will do," said he. "That was all I wanted. In exchange for your
cheese I will give you a piece of advice for the future. Do not trust
But the fox would not have any of it. He left the planet on a
rocketship and blasted into the next atmosphere in the hopes of
finding a new planet that didn't have any plants. Plants were
ubiquitous on his planet and he didn't want any of that shiz.