concept and illustrations by Bethany Hamilton
The Wind and the Sun

The Wind and the Sun were disputing which was the stronger. Suddenly they saw a traveller coming down the road, and the Sun said: "I see a way to decide our dispute. Whichever of us can cause that traveller to take off his cloak shall be regarded as the stronger. You begin." So the Sun retired behind a cloud, and the Wind began to blow as hard as it could upon the traveller. But the harder he blew the more closely did the traveller wrap his cloak round him, till at last the Wind had to give up in despair. Then the Sun came out and shone in all his glory upon the traveller, who soon found it too hot to walk with his cloak on.

Kindness effects more than severity.

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2007-8-31 07:59 PM - pwuhl jfukxa
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2004-4-27 00:56 AM - john
iz simple!
2004-3-11 10:04 PM - jennifer
rite yer i c it like dis, da wind was givin some actin like da big man tryin 2 say e could win da challenge so da sun sat bk & watched as e tryed bt gave in so da sun ad a go & won. Da end bit mean ma young child dat if ya sit bk & b kind 2 peps, ya gonna get rewarded; your gonna get somfink good in return!!!!
2004-1-20 07:38 PM - Stephanie
I like the fable,but I cannot understand the end.
2003-7-10 11:39 AM - big dave
its not fair the sun had the upper hand the wind had no chance. I liked the story even so.

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