The Monkey and the Tortoise / Ang Buhay ni Matsing at ni Pagong
Illustrated by José Rizal
(Tagalog translation by Federico B. Sebastian) Bilingual (English-Tagalog) version with sketches - Page 2 of 6
thinking that it would grow quicker, for it had leaves. The tortoise, as the weaker, had the lower part, that looked ugly, although it had roots.
sa pag-aakalang ang may maraming dahon ang madaling tumubo. Napasa-mahinang pagong ang gawing ibabang sa tingin ay pangit ngunit nagtataglay naman ng maraming ugat.