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The Two Pots
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A clay pot and a copper pot were floating down the river.
The clay pot said to the copper pot,
“Don’t come close to me. Please swim away.
I don’t wish to come near you, because if you bump into me, I will break into pieces.”
A person in a vulnerable position cannot live in peace near a powerful and greedy man.
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