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By Andrew Lang
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At that moment, more water came into the gutter. It streamed over the edges and washed the bit of bottle-glass away.
“Ah! Now he has been promoted!” said the Darning-needle. “I remain here. I am too pretty. But that is my pride, which is a sign of my worth!” And she sat there very proudly.
“I must have been born as a sunbeam! I am so pretty and thin! It seems to me as if the sunbeams are always looking under the water for me. Ah, I am so small and thin...
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