Pomegranate, Apple-Tree, and Bramble

22. THE POMEGRANATE, THE APPLE-TREE, AND THE BRAMBLE. There happen’d a Controversy once betwixt a Pomegranate, and an Apple, which was the fairer Fruit of the two. They were so loud in their Discourse, that a Bramble, from the next Hedg, over-heard them. Come (says the Bramble) we are all Friends, and pray let’s have no jangling among our selves.
Every thing would be thought greater in the World than it is; and the Root of it is this, that it first thinks it self so. [more info]

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