“Yesterday I broke all the firewood in half an hour,” said Stepan once.
“When did you learn?” we ask.
“I’ve been able for a long time,” he replies.
“Then show me, and we’ll see how it works out for you…”
Styopka did not lose his head and decided to show his friends what he was capable of. After all, as they say, who does not fear work, then she also argues. Stepa, of course, did not know how to chop firewood, but because he was a terrible braggart, he could not do it. Otherwise, his friends will laugh at him, call him a coward or a deceiver.
Styopka picked up an ax with unskilled hands, which seemed too heavy to him. Earlier, looking at his father from the side, the boy thought that chopping wood – a matter of extraordinary. But now, having tried it on himself, he...
So, Stepkina self-confidence, ultimately, let him down, friends, of course, did not take offense at him, much less laugh at the boy. Sometimes you need to admit your mistakes, otherwise you can be in an extremely embarrassing situation! Folk wisdom says: whoever boasts – he will fall from the mountain.