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The Ruler and the Gardener The Ruler and the Gardener
ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 2) The officers did as they were told. When the day came, forty honest old men with grey beards stood... The Ruler and the Gardener

ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 2)

The officers did as they were told. When the day came, forty honest old men with grey beards stood before the Ruler. All the men were asked the same question. "Do you know of any person who was once poor but who has lately and suddenly become rich?"

Most of the old men answered that they did not know of such a person. A few said that there was one man near their home. He seemed to have had some good luck. This man was a gardener. A year ago he was so poor that he coul...

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