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“Listen! Listen !” cries the little mouse. “I can help you, kind lion." “What can you do ?” roars the lion. “I can bite your ropes in two,” he says. See the brave little mouse! He has bitten the ropes in two! “ Thank you, little mouse,” says the lion.
“I am glad I was kind to you.”
A long time ago birds did not build nests.
a fine one.
“This is the way,” said she. "I take
some mud and make a little cake.” “I see,” said the Thrush, and flew away. Did you ever see a thrush's nest ? It is
just a little cake of mud. “Then,” went on Magpie, “I take some
sticks and lay them over the mud.” “I can make a nest, too,” said Blackbird,
and away he flew. Blackbirds to this very day make nests
of mud and sticks. Then Magpie put mud on top of the sticks. “Ha! Ha!” cried Owl, “I see how you do
it.” And that is the kind of nest
the owl can make.
But Magpie went on. She got some
wool and sticks to line the nest.
The Dove sat by till the last.
I tell you; just one!"
away saying, “Take two, Tootsy,
take two!" I hope you listen to what is said to you.
66 Take one,
Monday's child is fair of face,
THE NORTH WIND AND THE SUN
The North Wind makes us cold.
The Sun makes us hot.
The North Wind does not like the Sun. One day the North Wind said, “Let us
see which is the stronger.” “Very well,” said the Sun, “I am sure
I am the stronger. How shall we
do it?" “Let us make that man take off his coat,"
said the North Wind. “Good!” cried the Sun. “See if you can
make him take it off.” The North Wind blew a long, long time. He could not make the man take
off his coat.