walking in the noonday sun, sought the shade of a wide spreading tree to
rest. As they lay looking up among the pleasant leaves, they saw that it
was a Plane Tree.
"How useless is
the Plane!" said one of them. "It bears no fruit whatever, and
only serves to litter the ground with leaves."
creatures!" said a voice from the Plane Tree. "You lie here in
my cooling shade, and yet you say I am useless! Thus ungratefully, do
men receive their blessings!"
best blessings are often the least appreciated.