Can you provide a simple summary or translation of "Witch's Money"?

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The story itself is rather straight forward, though Collier never comes out and says exactly what the reader is supposed to take from it, but good authors rarely do.  The villagers demonstrate time and again the destructive power of greed and ignorance, and it eventually begins to wear away at the very fabric of the town.  There are of course many interpretations, one could suggest that Collier was questioning the real "value" of easy money, or the idea of "really honest people," as most of the villagers are until they catch the scent of big money and begin to lust after it.  The attached summary and analysis is rather helpful in trying to make more sense of the story if the language is difficult.

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