“First find valuable item. Then explain how it is important,” her master said, and left.
She saw a torn balloon, acorns, a metal box, seashells, a rock with a face painted on it, and many more useless items. She shook her head. Nothing seemed valuable.
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The gas lamp sparked to life. Its flame yawned and stretched inside its glass housing, then it remembered the question. Full of excitement, it looked around and found its matching neighbor already awake.
“Good morning,” the neighboring flame said.
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Mother always said to keep your ghosts close, so he did. They were all here, resting peacefully in the mellow pond behind his house.
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Locked away in a storage unit, a self-playing piano played its music. Then one of its keys broke, and the piano went silent, pondering the problem. Years later, it had successfully rewritten its songs without that key. It started to play again.
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There once was a village where the people all hated each other, except the miller. The miller was generous, helpful and kind towards everyone, and everybody loved him.
The entire village was heartbroken the day he died.
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