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One morning a fox sees a cock. He thinks," This is my breakfast.''
He comes up to the cock and says, "I know you can sing very well. Can you sing for me?'' Thecock is glad. He closes his eyes and begins to sing.
The fox sees that and catches him in his mouth and carries him away.
The people in the field see the fox. They cry," Look, look! The fox is carrying the cock away.''The cock says to the fox," Mr. Fox, do you understand? The people say you are carrying theircock away .Tell them it is yours. Not theirs.''
The fox opens his mouth and says," The cock is mine, not yours.' 'Just then the cock runsaway from the fox and flies into the tree.
A siege of the city of the enemy, the city residents to get together to discuss common fight against the enemy's approach.
A build Carpenter to come forward to advocate the use of bricks as a resist material; a carpenter decided to propose to the enemy using wood is the best method; a cobbler, stood up and said: "Gentlemen, I do not agree with your views and I think that as resist material, as no better than what Paper. "
It is said that people are accustomed to from their own point of view, the view that they are familiar with what is the best.
Seeing how a Bee was busying itself about a flower, an Eagle said to it, with disdain: "How Ipity thee, poor thing, with all thy toil and skill!
All through the summer, thousands of thy fellows are moulding honeycomb in the hive.
But who will afterwards separate and distinguish the results of thy labour? I must confess, Ido not understand what pleasure thou can take in it.
To labour all one's life, and to have what in view? Why, to die without having achieveddistinction, exactly like all the rest.
What a difference there is between us! When I spread my sounding pinions, and am bornealong near the clouds, I am everywhere a cause of alarm.
The birds do not dare to rise from the ground ;the shepherds fear to repose beside theirwellfed flocks, and the swift does, having seen me, will not venture out into the plain."
But the Bee replies:" To thee be glory and honour! May Jupiter continue to pour on thee hisbounteous gifts! I, however, born to work for the common good, do not seek to make mylabour distinguished.
But, when I look at our honeycombs, I am consoled by the thought that there are in them a fewdrops of my own honey."
Fortunate is he, the field of whose labour is conspicuous! He gains added strength from theknowledge that the whole world witnesses his exploits.
But how deserving of respect is he who, in humble obscurity, hopes for neither fame norhonour in return for all his labour, for all his loss of rest----who is animated by this thoughtonly, that he works for the common good!