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The Pomegranate, the Apple-Tree, and the Bramble

The Pomegranate and the Apple-Tree disputed as to which was the most beautiful. When their strife was at its height, a Bramble from the neighboring hedge lifted up its voice, and said in a boastful tone: 'Pray, my dear friends, in my presence at least cease from such vain disputings.'
Each person thinks oneself better than others