THE CROW AND THE DAWN
 A CROW that lived on a tree by a great
city in the East, thought that the day
dawned because of his cawing. One day
he said to himself, "How important I
am! But for my care, I confess, the
world would get into a mess."
He had a mind to see how the world
would fare, if for it he did not care. So
towards day-dawn, he shut his eyes, and
slept away without cawing. Then he
awoke, and found the sun shining as
bright as ever on the great city.
He said, with great ill-humour, "I see
how it happened. Some knave of my
kind must have cawed and helped the
Error breeds error.