The Viper, The Water Snake and The Frog
The Viper, The Water Snake and The Frog :
A viper often went to drink at a pond, which, the water snake claimed as his own. The two snakes decided to settle the matter by fighting. The frogs, eternal enemies of the water snake, supported the viper.
On the day of the contest, the frogs began to croak madly, for they could think of nothing else, to do. The viper won the battle and afterwards the frogs asked the victorious viper for their share of the spoils. The viper began to whistle and the frogs were baffled.
'I'm repaying you in the same way you helped me,' explained the viper. "Do not poke your nose in the others affairs."
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