By E.B. White
Reminiscing my childhood. very sweetly.
“If I can fool a bug,… I can surely fool. People are not as smart as bugs”
“People believe almost anything they see in print”
Oh no, are we human so terrible…
“‘Why did you do all this for me?’ he asked. ‘I don’t deserve it. I’ve never done anything for you.’ ‘You have been my friend,’ replied Charlotte. ‘That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what’s a life, anyway? We’re born, we live a little while, we die. A spider’s life can’t help being something of a mess, with all this trapping and eating flies. By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle. Heaven knows anyone’s life can stand a little that.'”