The Lion and the Mouse


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A Lion in his was waked up by a Mouse running over his face. Losing his temper he it with his and was about to kill it. The Mouse, , him to . "Please let me go," it cried, "and one day I will you for your kindness." The idea of so a creature ever being able to do anything for him amused the Lion so much that he laughed aloud, and let it go. But the Mouse's chance came, after all. One day the Lion got in a net which had been for by some hunters, and the Mouse heard and and ran to the . Without it set to work to the ropes with its teeth, and succeeded in setting the Lion free. "There!" said the Mouse, "you laughed at me when I I would repay you: but now you see, even a Mouse can help a Lion."

Moral: No one is too weak to do good.

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