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A clergyman walking down a country lane and sees a young farmer struggling to load hay back onto a cart after it had fallen off.


"You look hot, my son," said the cleric. "Why don’t you rest a moment, and I’ll give you a hand."


"No thanks," said the young man. "My father wouldn’t like it if I rested."


"Don’t be silly," the minister said. "Everyone is entitled to a break. Come and have a drink of water."


Again the young man protested that his father would be upset. Losing his patience, the clergyman said, "Your father must be a real slave driver. Tell me where I can find him and I’ll give him a piece of my mind!"


"Well," replied the young farmer, "he’s under the load of hay."

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