The Monkey and the Dolphin
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The classic version of this fable has a pet monkey suffer shipwreck with his master. Dolphins, as the story goes, regularly pick up survivors and swim them ashore. In the classic tale, the dolphin asks the monkey if he knows Piraeus. Piraeus is the port of Athens. The boastful monkey says that Piraeus is a good friend of his. The dolphin plunges the lying monkey to his death. In this version, a monkey sails alone on a raft and is thrown into the sea. The rescuing dolphin asks if he knows the island to which the dolphin is swimming him. The lying monkey boasts that it is full of animals. The dolphin knows that that claim is untrue and throws the monkey off. The stated moral is "A man's words reflects what kind of person he is." As the form of this moral shows, the text editor has significant trouble with English idiom and grammar here. The publisher's symbol seems to be two purple heads reading an open red book. There is a page of vocabulary on the inside back cover, with a picture of all six books in the series on the back cover. The pamphlet is twelve pages long, about 7½" x 6¾".
Reading Support Foundation: Greenlife Printing