Prince Wicked and the Grateful Animals Prince Wicked and the Grateful Animals
More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 3) Last came the prince. In his heart he hated the poor man... Prince Wicked and the Grateful Animals

More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt
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(Part 3)

Last came the prince. In his heart he hated the poor man who had saved his life. But he pretended to be as thankful as the animals had been, saying, “Come to me when I am king, and I will give you great riches.” So saying, he went away.

Not long after this, the prince’s father died, and Prince Wicked was made king. He was then very rich.

By and by the poor man said to himself: “Each of the four whose lives I saved made a promise ...

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