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THE PORCUPINE AND THE SNAKES
 A PORCUPINE was looking for
a good home. At last he found a
little sheltered cave, where lived
a family of Snakes. He asked
them to let him share the cave
with them, and the Snakes kindly
The Snakes soon wished they
had not given him permission to
stay. His sharp quills pricked
them at every turn, and at last
they politely asked him to leave.
"I am very well satisfied,
thank you," said the Porcupine.
"I intend to stay right here.
And with that, he politely escorted
the Snakes out of doors. And to
save their skins, the Snakes had
to look for another home.
Give a finger and lose a hand.