|A HARE one day laughed at the small feet
and slow pace of the Tortoise. The tortoise grinned.
||"You may be swift as the wind, but I
will beat you in a race."
"Simply impossible," laughed the Hare and
agreed to a race.
They agreed that the Fox should choose the way and wait
at the winning post.
On the day of the race the two started together.
The Tortoise never for a moment stopped, but went on
with a slow but steady pace straight to the end of the course.
The Hare, lying down by the wayside, fell fast asleep.
At last waking up, and moving as fast as he could, he
saw the Tortoise had reached the winning post, and was comfortably dozing in the sunshine.