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A long time ago, there was a man called Cyrus the Great. He was king of Persia. At that time, boys were taught to tell the truth. This was one of their first lessons at home and at school.
During the time of Cyrus the Great, there was a boy named Otanes whose father taught him to tell the truth.
"Only a coward will tell a lie," said the father of young Otanes.
"Truth is beautiful. Always love it," said his mother.
Otanes’ parents wanted him to go to a good sc...
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