>By-and-by, when the badger got well, he went to see the hare, to have it out with him. He found the hare building a boat. "Where are you going in that boat?" said the badger.
"I'm going to the moon," said the hare. "Come along with me. There's another boat."
So the badger, thinking to catch some fish by going on the water, got into the boat, and both launched away.
Now the boat in which Mr. Badger rowed was made of clay, which soon began to melt away in the water. Seeing this, the hare lifted his paddle, and with one blow sunk the boat, and the badger was drowned.
The hare went back and told the old man, who was glad that his wife had been revenged, and more than ever petted the hare to the end of his life.
[Begun in YOUNG PEOPLE No. 31, June 1.]
THE MORAL PIRATES.
Some time in the middle of the night Joe Sharpe woke up from a dream that he had fallen