Fifty Famous People
by Baldwin, James, PhD
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Excerpt: ...kings who succeeded Cyrus. A LESSON IN JUSTICE Alexander Footnote: Al ex an'der. the king of Macedon, Footnote: Macedon (pro. mas'e don). wished to become the master of the whole world. He led his armies through many countries. He plundered cities, he burned towns, he destroyed thousands of lives. At last, far in the East, he came to a land of which he had never heard. The people there knew nothing about war and conquest. Although they were rich, they lived simply and were at peace with all the world. The shah, or ruler of these people, went out to meet Alexander and welcome him to their country. He led the great king to his palace and begged that he would dine with him. When they were seated at the table the servants of the shah stood by to serve the meal. They brought in what seemed to be fruits, nuts, cakes, and other delicacies; but when Alexander would eat he found that everything was made of gold. "What!" said he, "do you eat gold in this country?" "We ourselves eat only common food," answered the shah. "But we have heard that it was the desire for gold which caused you to leave your own country; and so, we wish to satisfy your appetite." "It was not for gold that I came here," said Alexander. "I came to learn the customs of your people." "Very well, then," said the shah, "stay with me a little while and observe what you can." While the shah and the king were talking, two countrymen came in. "My lord," said one, "we have had a disagreement, and wish you to settle the matter." "Tell me about it," said the shah. "Well, it is this way," answered the man: "I bought a piece of ground from this neighbor of mine, and paid him a fair price for it. Yesterday, when I was digging in it, I found a box full of gold and jewels. This treasure does not belong to me, for I bought only the ground; but when I offered it to my neighbor he refused it." The second man then spoke up and said, "It is true that I sold him the ground, but I did not reserve anything he...

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