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The Arabian Nights - Chapter 14, The Man Who Stole The Dish of Gold Wherein The Dog Ate Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14, The Man Who Stole The Dish of Gold Wherein The Dog Ate Summary

A man burdened with debts wanders far from home into the company of a wealthy man who owns four large dogs. The wealthy man sets four gold bowls filled with meat before his dogs. The poor man hungers and sees one dog signal for him to eat. The poor man eats some of the food from the gold dog dish and the dog nudges the bowl to him. The man takes the bowl given by the dog to the market, where he sells it to pay off his debts. Later, when he is wealthy, he returns to repay the owner for the gold dish but he finds the man's house in ruin. He finds the owner and tries to...

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