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"I had not thought death had undone so many." Such quality, Simon. It exudes quality, new and old at the same time. Excited for more.

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Great post, Simon. I'd read a similar tale to the one in the last paragraph in Tolstoy's Confessions.

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Yes, that's where it's from! Though Tolstoy credits it as an older "Eastern tale", and I've never been able to find the tale he's referring to.

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Aug 6, 2020Liked by Simon Sarris

Hey Simon, I knew what the story is. It's the same, but with a tiger and a strawberry. A version can be found here: http://users.rider.edu/~suler/zenstory/cliffhanger.html . Thank you for the post!

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Oh wow, thank's very much Simon! (feels a little funny to call someone else by that name, I don't know any another Simons in person)

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You're welcome! Where I live, in Belgium, there are a lot of people with our name, still feels weird, Simon.

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