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Fine Dining on the Coast of Maine

From: The humble Farmer
Length: 01:13

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There is a town named Rockport on the coast of Maine. Years ago I asked the owner of a Rockport restaurant if he’d like to come on my television program and tell everyone what a nice place it was. And the man said that it was indeed a very nice restaurant. In fact, it was much too good to be advertised on the television program that I was doing at the time. You can believe that I thought about that man and his restaurant for years.

And there came a day when someone mentioned that fancy Rockport restaurant. I said that years ago the owner of that restaurant had let me know in no uncertain terms that it was a class or two above anything that ever appeared on my television program. And the woman who had mentioned it in the first place laughed. She said, “The last time I was in there, someone stole my coat.”
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