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00935--Mulla Nasrudin Stories-214




The father was reading the school report which had just been handed to him by his hopeful son,Nasrudin. His brow was wrathful as he read: "English, poor; French, weak; Mathematics, poor; History,weak;" and he gave a glance of disgust at the quaking lad.

"Well, Dad," said Nasrudin, "It is not as good as it might be, but have you seen that?" And he pointed tothe next line, which read: "Health, excellent."

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