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When we grow old

  • P. J. Sidey
Part of the The Nation Today book series

Abstract

In an old Chinese story, a man asks his neighbour to lend him a wheelbarrow so that he can dump his father in the river. ‘We have to wait on him, feed him, clothe him and put up with his constant nattering — he does nothing for us at all.’ The neighbour agreed readily enough: ‘Certainly, but remember to bring the barrow back — your son will want it for you one day.’

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Local Authority State Pension Retirement Pension Solitary Confinement Constant Natter 
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© P. J. Sidey 1967

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