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ReadOasis Step 1 By Aesop A man was cutting a tree near a body of water. As he hit the tree with his cutting... Mercury and the Logger (Step 1)

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By Aesop

A man was cutting a tree near a body of water. As he hit the tree with his cutting tool, it flew out of his hands and fell into the water. He watched it drop into the deep water. And he was unhappy, for he could not work without it.

Suddenly, a god called Mercury* appeared and asked him why he was so unhappy. When the god learned what happened, he felt sorry for the man. So the god jumped into the water and brought up a golden cutting tool. "Is this the one you lost?"...

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