Three Hundred Æsop's Fables/The Pomegranate, Apple-tree, and Bramble

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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 neighbouring 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."