The Walnut-Tree (fable)

A WALNUT TREE standing by the roadside bore an abundant crop of fruit. For the sake of the nuts, the passers-by broke its branches with stones and sticks.

The Walnut-Tree piteously exclaimed,

“O wretched me! that those whom I cheer with my fruit should repay me with these painful requitals!”



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