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A Tadpole and a Crawfish traveling about met and began abusing each other. The Crawfish called the other Tadpole-big-belly, and the Tadpole called him Crawfish-small-legs. Then the Tadpole said, "It is because I ate some watermelons raised by my grandmother," and the Crawfish said, "I travel with small legs because my grandmother had my legs tied up." They kept on abusing each other until they fought. Then a Snail who sat looking ran to tell some one. As he was saying, "Crawfish and Tadpole are fighting," he came out of his shell, and a crow picked him up and flew off with him.

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