A MAN AND HIS TWO WIVES


In the old days, when men were allowed to have many wives, a middle-aged Man had one wife that was old and one that was young; each loved him very much, and desired to see him like herself
Now the Man's hair was turning grey, which the young Wife did not like, as it made him look too old for her husband. So every night she used to comb his hair and pick out the white ones. But the elder Wife saw her husband growing grey with great pleasure, for she did not like to be mistaken for his mother. So every morning she used to arrange his hair and pick out as many of the black ones as she could. The consequence was the Man soon found himself entirely bald



MORAL OF THE STORY



Yield to all and you will soon have nothing to yield


ترجمة القصة


رجل وزوجتيه

كان هناك رجل في خريف العمر لديه زوجة مسنة وأخرى شابة، كلاهما تحبانه جدا وكل واحدة تتمنى أن يحبها هي. بدأ الشيب يغزو رأس الرجل، فلم يعجب الزوجة الشابة أن يبدو زوجها عجوزا، لذلك اعتادت كل ليلة أن تمشط شعره وتقتلع الشعرات البيضاء.
لكن الزوجة المسنة كانت سعيدة لشيب زوجها لأنها لم تكن ترغب أن تبدو كأمه، فكانت كل ليلة تمشط شعره وتقتلع أكبر عدد ممكن من الشعرات السوداء. وبالنتيجة سرعان ما وجد الرجل نفسه أصلعاً.


مغزى القصة


استسلم للجميع ولن يبقى لديك شيء لتتنازل عنه


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