Three at Dawn and Four at Dusk
Once upon a time, in the state of Song, there lived a man, he has formed a hobby that is to keep the monkeys. He was very fond of monkeys and kept a large number of them. every day he plays with them and guide them to the park in his house, the park is wide and filled with flowers, trees and food. He could understand the monkeys and they could also understand him. He reduced the
After a while his family did not have enough to eat, so he wanted to limit he
food for the monkeys. But he was afraid that the monkeys would not submit to
him. Before doing that he played a trick on them: "If I give you three chestnuts
in the morning and four in the evening, would that be enough?" he asked the
monkeys. All the monkeys rose up in a fury. After a while, he said, "If I give
you four chestnuts in the morning and three in the evening, would that beenough?" All the monkeys lay on the floor, very happy with this proposal.