THE POMEGRANATE and Apple-Tree disputed as to which was the most beautiful.
When their strife was at its height, a Bramble from the neighboring hedge lifted up its voice, and said in a boastful tone: “Pray, my dear friends, in my presence at least cease from such vain disputings.
- apple-tree – macieira
- at least – ao menos
- boastful tone – tom vanglorioso
- bramble – arbusto do tipo das framboesas
- cease – parar
- height – auge
- lift up – levantar
- neighboring hedge – cerca vizinha
- strife – disputa, briga