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Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce

117 - The Rainmaker
Fortune and the Fabulist - 119

The Citizen and the Snakes

A PUBLIC-SPIRITED Citizen who had failed miserably in trying to secure a National political convention for his city suffered acutely from dejection. While in that frame of mind he leaned thoughtlessly against a druggist's show-window, wherein were one hundred and fifty kinds of assorted snakes. The glass breaking, the reptiles all escaped into the street.

"When you can't do what you wish," said the Public-spirited Citizen, "it is worth while to do what you can."

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117 - The Rainmaker
Fortune and the Fabulist - 119

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