The Wishes by Jean de La Fontaine’s Fables

Part 6 of total 17 stories in series Book 7.

Within the Great Mogul’s domains there are
Familiar sprites of much domestic use:
They sweep the house, and take a tidy care
Of equipage, nor garden work refuse;
But, if you meddle with their toil,
The whole, at once, you’re sure to spoil.

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