What is the play to one is death to another
What is play to one is death to another
Story : What is the play to one is death to another
In a village, there was a pond. The water in the pond was very dirty. There lived many frogs in the water. They used to play together in the water all day long. One day some boys were passing by the pond. They saw the frogs, crabs, and snails playing in the pond. Seeing this, they began to throw stones at the frogs and made a funny. Some frogs were seriously hurt and some were even dying. It delighted the boys. They were throwing some more stones at them. The frogs became very much puzzled and did not know what to do. They became anxious too for their lives.
The oldest frog called the boys and said, “Dear little boys, why are you throwing stones at us? We don’t do any harm to you. Why do you become so cruel to us? Some of us have already died. Many of us have been hurt”. The boys said, ‘We are just playing. We don’t hurt you. We are only throwing stones”. The old frog said to the boys, “Please stop your cruel play. Because what’s play to you is death to us”. The boys now felt very sorry for their misdeed. So they stopped their cruel task and went home with a heavy heart.
Moral of the story: ‘What is the play to one is death to another.’
THE BOYS AND THE FROGS
There was a pond at the end of a village. There was a little water in the pond. There lived a large number a frogs. The frogs were living there happily.
One day, some boys were passing by the pond. At that time the frogs were at play. The frogs were swimming and croaking happily. The boys saw this. They began to throw stones at the frogs. All the frogs at once went down into the water. But the boys don’t leave that place. They remained standing there with stones in their hands. The new game was a great fun to the boys. They found a great joy in it. They went on pelting the frogs with stones when they raised their head above the water. They killed many frogs by throwing the stones. They were very happy.
At last an old frog raised its head and said, “Oh my dear little boys! Please stop the throwing stones, stop the cruel fun. Don’t throw stones at us. It is suffering us”.
The boys said, “Why should we stop it is play. It is a great fun. We are enjoying it . ” The frog replied, What is play to you is death to us. This is why you should stop it. This play is yours fun but it gives us death.
The boys were ashamed at this. They left the cruel game and went away.
Moral : What is play to one is death to other.