A Lamp, soaked with too much oil and flaring brightly, boasted that
it gave more light than the sun. Then a sudden puff of wind arose,
and the Lamp was immediately extinguished. Its owner lit it again,
and said: "Boast no more, but henceforth be content to give thy light
in silence. Know that not even the stars need to be relit"
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