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I complained I had no shoes

Posted by Bruce Kahl on January 25, 2002

In Reply to: I complained I had no shoes posted by Mark Perry on January 25, 2002

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: "I complained I had no shoes, untill I met a man who had no feet" thanks all

". . . once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes. I came to the chief of Kufah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience . . ."
--- Sadi
The Gulistan, Story 19