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Aesop's Fables by  J. H. Stickney


 

 

THE MOUNTAIN IN LABOR

[195]

I
N Days of old, a mighty rumbling was heard in a Mountain. It was said to be in Labor, and multitudes of people flocked together, from near and from far, to see what the great Mountain would produce. After long expectation and wise conjecturing from the bystanders, out popped—a mouse.

A magnificent promise, but a paltry performance.


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