Mr. Elephant toddled around until he was all tired out.
Then he told Mr. Ape that he couldn’t stand up another minute.
“Now what would Mr. Man do if he was feeling the same as I do?” Mr. Elephant asked, and Mr. Ape said:
“Why, he would sit down.”
From the story “WHEN MR. ELEPHANT TRIED TO BE A MAN.”
Billy Goat’s Story
By Amy Prentice.
Illustrations by J. Watson Davis.
A. L. Burt Company: New York. Ca 1906.