The North Wind and the Sun

THE NORTH WIND and the Sun disputed as to which was the most powerful. They agreed that the one who could first strip a traveling man of his clothes should be declared the victor.

The North Wind first tried his power and blew with all his might, but the harder his blasts, the closer the Traveler wrapped his cloak around him, until at last, giving up all hope of victory, the Wind called upon the Sun to see what he could do.

The Sun suddenly shone out with all his warmth. The Traveler no sooner felt his gentle rays than he took off one piece of clothing after another, and at last, fairly overcome with heat, undressed and bathed in a stream that lay in his path.

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