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THE DOG AND THE OYSTER
 THERE was once a Dog who
was very fond of eggs. He visited
the hen house very of ten and at
last got so greedy that he would
swallow the eggs whole.
One day the Dog wandered
down to the seashore. There he
spied an Oyster. In a twinkling
the Oyster was resting in the
Dog's stomach, shell and all.
It pained the Dog a good deal,
as you can guess.
"I've learned that all round
things are not eggs," he said
Act in haste and repent at leisure—and often in pain.