The Boy Hunting Locusts

A BOY was hunting for locusts.
一个男孩正在逮蚂蚱。
He had caught a goodly number, when he saw a Scorpion, and mistaking him for a locust, reached out his hand to take him.
他已经捉了好些,然后他看到了一只蝎子,并且误把他当成了蝗虫,于是准备伸手去捉。
The Scorpion, showing his sting, said: If you had but touched me, my friend, you would have lost me, and all your locusts too!"
蝎子,亮出了他的毒针,说:
只要你敢碰我,朋友,你就会马上失去我,还有你那些到手的蚂蚱们!