In the days when Herod was king in Judea, there lived in the city of David, which Is Bethlehem, a rich young man who, wearying of the emptiness of life, passed his nights and days in idleness and vain carousing. And it came to pass one evening after that he had drunken deep, he left his companions at their feast and came forth upon the streets, meaning to go to his home. Now in those days, Bethlehem was filled with wickedness of divers sorts, and robbers prowled about the streets by night. One of these coming upon the young man, called his companions, and they set on him, and beat him, and after they had stripped him of his wealth, dragged him without the walls of the city, and left him. It chanced that shepherds, passing with their flocks, had compassion on him, and went to him, and bound up his wounds, and nursed him, saying, "Come with us, thou young man that the city hath cast forth. We be simple men without guile, and with us thou mayest find happiness, lying by night on the ...
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