The Monkey and the Tortoise - Page 2 of 6

As told in English and Illustrated by José Rizal

Original text in English with sketches

They cut it in the middle, and the monkey, as the stronger, took for himself the upper part of the tree,

Facsimile #2 - The Story of the Monkey and the Tortoise by Jose Rizal

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.

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