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Prince Wicked and the Grateful Animals Prince Wicked and the Grateful Animals
More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 4) The servants had to obey their king. So they seized and bound... Prince Wicked and the Grateful Animals

More Jataka Tales by Ellen C. Babbitt
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 4)

The servants had to obey their king. So they seized and bound the poor man. They beat him at every corner of the street. The poor man did not cry out, but he said, over and over again, “It is better to save poor, weak animals than to save a prince.” At last some wise men among the crowds along the street asked the poor man what prince he had saved. Then the poor man told the whole story, ending with the words, “By saving your king,...

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