Apelles meeting with the little ass invited him to tea that very right.The little ass was trembling with delight. He prances through the wood; hepesters all who pass: ‘Apelles bores me so. He will not let me be, you know!Whenever him I see, he asks me in to tea. I’m sure he wants to paint a Pegasusfrom me.’
‘Oh no!’ Apelles said as he happened to be near, ‘I am painting thejudgment of King Midas. I’m acquainting with you because you seem to boast theproper length of ear. So if you’ll come to tea, most happy I shall be. Forlong-eared asses are not rare, but with the ears that you can show, no little orbig ass either ever could compare!’
Consumed with vanity, the fool admires himself for that which othersridicule, and often makes a boast of that which ought to shame him most.
好啦，之上便是阿卡索权威专家为大伙儿共享的小学生英语小故事——Apelles and the young ass，一起读吧。