Life and death are in God's hands.
That night, Pahom experiences a surreal dream in which he sees himself lying dead by the feet of the Devil, who is laughing. I will sell my land and my homestead here, and with the money I will start afresh over there and get everything new.
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He pressed on, but was still far from the place. I An elder sister came to visit her younger sister in the country. I gave away about one hundred roubles' worth of dressing-gowns and carpets, besides a case of tea, and I gave wine to those who would drink it; and I got the land for less than two cents an acre.
Video Summary Story of Greed The story is a classic tale of need versus greed. Pahom was furious.