The Farmer and The Stork




The Farmer and The Stork :


Finding that cranes were destroying his newly sown com, a farmer one evening set a net in his field to catch the destructive birds.


When he went to examine the net next morning he found a number of cranes and also a stork.


“Release me, I beseech you," cried the stork, “for I have eaten none of your com nor have I done you any harm. I am a poor innocent stork, as you may see - a most dutiful bird, I honor my father and mother. I..."


But the farmer cut him short. “All this maybe true enough, I dare say, but I have caught you with those were destroying my crops and you must suffer with the company in which you are found."


People are judged by the company they keep.


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