rolling prairie. It was a hot blistering day and the men, longing
for water and rest, were impatient to reach the next town.
A rancher rode past. "Say, friend", called out one of the men,
"how far is it to the next town?"
"Oh, a matter of two miles or so, I reckon," called back the
Another long hour dragged by, and another rancher was encountered.
"How far to the next town?" the men asked him eagerly.
"Oh, a good two miles." was his reply.
After nearly another hour longer of marching, a third rancher came
along. "Hey, how far's the next town?" the tired men asked him.
"Not far," was the encouraging answer, "it's only about two miles."
"Well," sighed one of the marchers, "at least we're holding our
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