“ Gentlemen, I can’t lie about the horse; he is blind in one eye,” said the auetioneer. The horse was scon knocked dowm to a citizen, who had been greatly struck by the auctioneer’s honesty,, and after paying for the horse ho said: “ You were honest enough, to tell me that this animal was blind in one eye. Is there any other defect?” “Yes, sir; there is.. He is also blind in the other eyo,“ was the prompt joply.
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