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THE GLOW-WORM AND THE DAW
 A JACKDAW once ran up to a glow-worm and was about to seize
him. "Wait a moment, good friend," said the worm; "and you
shall hear something to your advantage."
"Ah! what is it?" said the daw.
"I am but one of the many glow-worms that live in this
forest. If you wish to have them all, follow me," said the
"Certainly!" said the daw.
Then the glow-worm led him to a place in the wood where a
fire had been kindled by some woodmen, and pointing to the
sparks flying about, said, "There you find the
glow-worms warming themselves
 round a fire. When you have done with them, I shall show
you some more, at a distance from this place."
The daw darted at the sparks, and tried to swallow some of
them; but his mouth being burnt by the attempt, he ran
away exclaiming, "Ah, the glow-worm is a dangerous little
Said the glow-worm with pride, "Wickedness yields to