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THE FARMER AND THE STORK
 A FARMER set a net in his field to catch the Cranes
that were eating his grain. He caught the Cranes, and
with them a Stork also. The Stork was lame, and begged
the Farmer to let him go.
"I am not a Crane," he said. "I am a Stork. I am a
very good bird, and take care of my father and mother.
Look at the color of my skin; it is not the same as the
But the Farmer said: "I do not know how that is. I
caught you with the Cranes, and with the Cranes you
It is well to keep out of the way of wicked people,
lest we fall into the trap with them.