The Mole and His Mother

A MOLE, a creature blind from birth, once said to his Mother: "I am sure than I can see, Mother! In the desire to prove to him his mistake, his Mother placed before him a few grains of frankincense, and asked, "What is it?

The young Mole said, It is a pebble."

His Mother exclaimed:

"My son, I am afraid that you are not only blind, but that you have lost your sense of smell."

Vocabulary Help

  • birth - nascença
  • blind - cega
  • desire - desejo
  • lose (lose, lost, lost) - perder
  • mistake - erro
  • mole - toupeira
  • pebble - seixo
  • see (see, saw, seen) - ver
  • smell - olfato
  • sure - certo


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