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The Mole and His Mother 90 Best English Tales

The mole and his mother is one of Aesop’s fables to practice reading and listening comprehension in English. Enjoy learning vocabulary in context with illustrated flashcards, and listen to any word by selecting it with our installed text-to-speech functionality.

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The Mole and His Mother

A mole, a creature blind from birth, once said to his mother:

“I am sure than I can see, mother!”

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In the desire to prove to him his mistake, his mother placed before him a few grains of frankincense, and asked:

Gainsay definition and synonyms in real context

“What is it?” The young mole said, “It is a pebble.”

Lapidary GRE Vocabulary Flashcard at LELB Society

His mother exclaimed: “My son, I am afraid that you are not only blind, but that you have lost your sense of smell.”

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