Hundreds of additional titles available for
online reading when you join Gateway to the Classics
OME children were quarrelling one day, and calling one
"You are stupid," said one; "if you were not, you would
think as I do."
"If you were not wholly
blind," said another, "you would see with my eyes."
"Your ignorance is what troubles me!" said a third.
"Ignorance is not so bad as ill-will!" said a fourth.
Just then came by the Angel-who-understands-things.
"What are you quarrelling about, children?" asked the
"About our God!" said the children.
"Oh!" said the Angel. "The God of Strife, I presume?"
 "No!" cried one. "He is the God of Peace!"
"He is the God of Wisdom!" said another.
"He is the God of Love!" said a third.
"Indeed!" said the Angel. "I never should have thought it."