Smith was very rich.He loved money very much and never gave anything to anybody.
One tlay the weather was fine.There wasn’t a cloud in the sky and the sun was very warm.Smith was walking along a river with his friends when，all of a sudden，he slipped（滑倒）and fell into it.He cried，
"Help！Help！"One of his friends held out his hand and said，"Givc me your hand and I will pull you out！"The landlord’s head went under the water and then came up again，but he did not give his hand to his friend.Then another of his friends tried but the same thing happened.
Just then a farmer came over and saw all this.He knew the landlord very well.He said to the others，"Let me try."He held out his hand and said to the landlord, "Take my hand and I will pull you out!"Hearingthis, the landlord took the farmer’s hand, and in a minute the farmer pulled the landlord out of the water.