The Two Frogs

: Boys And Girls Bookshelf

Two Frogs were neighbors. The one inhabited a deep pond, far removed

from public view; the other lived in a gully containing little water,

and traversed by a country road. He that lived in the pond warned his

friend, and entreated him to change his residence and come and live with

him, saying that he could enjoy greater safety from danger and more

abundant food. The other refused, saying that he felt it so very hard

to remove from a place to which he had become accustomed. A few days

afterward a heavy wagon passed through the gully, and crushed him to

death under its wheels. A wilful man will have his way to his own