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Killing the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg.

Harper's Weekly
November 18, 1871
Woodcut
8 1/2"h x 7"w

"A certain man had the good fortune to possess a Goose that laid him a Golden Egg every day. But dissat-isfied with so slow an income, and thinking to seize the whole treasury at once, he killed the Goose; and cutting her open, found her—just what any other goose would be." —Æsor.

 
   
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