THE SUN AND THE GLOW-WORM
A TRAVELLER said, "Ah, how bright the
A glow-worm, close by, said, "It is
always a quality of our race."
"What do you mean, you impudent
little thing?" said the traveller.
The glow-worm replied, "Why, I mean
that brightness is ever a quality of the
class to which I, the sun, the moon, the
stars, and other shining bodies belong!"
"Ah," said the traveller, "vanity reigns
over all creation!"