The Lottery and Other Stories – Shirley Jackson

The Intoxicated
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No one will learn anything. To keep from getting back where we are now.

The Daemon Lover
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The Lottery
> 5월8일

Listening to the young folks, nothing’s good enough for them. Next thing you know they’ll be wanting to live in caves, nobody work anymore, love that way for a while. Used to be a saying ‘lottery in June, corn be heavy soon’. First thing you know, we’d all be eating stewed chickweed and acorns. There’s always been a lottery

Although the villagers had forgotten the ritual and lost the original black box, they still remembered to use the stones

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