An Ass, An Ape, and a Mole

2.04. AN ASS, AN APE AND A MOLE. An Ass and an Ape were conferring on grievances. The Ass complained mightily for want of horns, and the Ape was as much troubled want of a tail. Hold your tongues, both of ye, says the Mole, and be thankful for what you have; for the poor blind Moles are in a worse condition than either of ye.
The miseries of half mankind unknown,
Fools vainly think no sorrows like their own:
But view the world, and you will learn to bear
Misfortunes well, since all men have their share.
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