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The Trees and the Axe

One of Aesop’s Fables Illustrated by Arthur Rackham A Woodman went into the forest and begged of the Trees the favour of a handle for his Axe. The principal Trees at once agreed to so modest a request, and unhesitatingly gave him a young ash sapling, out of which he fashioned the handle he...

The Tortoise and the Hare

One of Aesop’s Fables Illustrated by Arthur Rackham Once upon a time there was a hare who, boasting how he could run faster than anyone else, was forever teasing tortoise for its slowness. Then one day, the irate tortoise answered back: “Who do you think you are? There’s no denying...

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