This is very short but I like it.
"A man held a makework political job, polishing the cannon in front of the county courthouse. It kept him fed and let him put a little money aside, but he wasn't getting ahead in the world. So one day he withdrew his life's savings, bought a brass cannon --and went into business for himself." -- Robert A. Heinlein, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
yes but it would take several hours.
Solomon story is a good one
Once upon a time a prince & a princess live happily ever after!
Try the library of Congress!