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Once, there lived two lizards near the pond. They quarrelled all the time. One day, a large tortoise told them to change their bad behaviour. The lizards did not (1) ____________ to the tortoise.
One afternoon, the pond was (2) ____________ during a heavy downpour. There was no dry place for the lizards to rest. Then, they saw a (3) ____________ rock that was big enough for the two of them. Immediately, the lizards (4) ____________ onto it.
The lizards felt very cold and started (5) ____________ in the rain. While waiting for the rain to stop, the lizards were so tired that they fell (6) ____________ .
When the rain had stopped, the sun came out and a beautiful (7) ____________ appeared. The lizards saw that the 'rock' that they were resting on was the tortoise. They were very (8) ____________ to the tortoise for saving their lives. From that day onwards, they shared everything they had and stopped quarrelling.
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