The Pomegranate, Apple-Tree, and Bramble

THE POMEGRANATE and 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.

Vocabulary Help

  • apple-tree - macieira
  • at least - ao menos
  • boastful tone - tom vanglorioso
  • bramble - arbusto do tipo das framboesas
  • cease - parar
  • height - auge
  • lift up - levantar
  • neighboring hedge - cerca vizinha
  • strife - disputa, briga

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