The Monkey and the Camel

THE BEASTS of the forest gave a splendid entertainment at which

the Monkey stood up and danced. Having vastly delighted the

assembly, he sat down amidst universal applause. The Camel,

envious of the praises bestowed on the Monkey and desiring to

divert to himself the favor of the guests, proposed to stand up

in his turn and dance for their amusement. He moved about in so

utterly ridiculous a manner that the Beasts, in a fit of

indignation, set upon him with clubs and drove him out of the


It is absurd to ape our betters.

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