A Wizard, sitting in the marketplace, was telling the fortunes of
the passers-by when a person ran up in great haste, and announced
to him that the doors of his house had been broken open and that all
his goods were being stolen. He sighed heavily and hastened away as
fast as he could run. A neighbor saw him running and said, "Oh! you
fellow there! you say you can foretell the fortunes of others; how
is it you did not foresee your own?'
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