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A Darning-Needle A Darning-Needle
By Andrew Lang ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 3) At that moment, more water came into the gutter. It streamed over the edges and washed... A Darning-Needle

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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