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THE CROW AND THE PITCHER
C. M. L. From the fables of Æsop.
A CROW that was dying of thirst found a Pitcher with
some water in it, but it was so low he could not reach
it with his bill, although he stood on the very tips of
He tried to break the Pitcher, but it was too strong.
He tried to push it over, but it was too heavy.
At last he thought of a way; so he took a pebble and
dropped it into the Pitcher, then another, and another,
and, by and by, he had raised the water in the Pitcher
and was able to quench his thirst.
Where there's a will there's a way.