deal, from cold and hunger, and he often had to go to bed, without any supper. Friend buthe never acts upon his own words. On this contrary, Hans does what ever he can for thesake of his friend and sacrifices his life.
Appreciations of the Storty:
Linnet, a small song bird tells: an old water rat who has great sympathy and beautiful sentiments for the Miller a story so toughing that there was a poor, innocent,honest and kind, Hearted guy named Hans. He was very popular among his countrymenfor his lovely and obliging nature. He lived all alone in a small cottage He has a lovelygarden where he would grow various kinds of pretty flowers and seasonal fruits andearned his living by selling them in the market . Hans had many friends, but the Miller named Hugh was his best friend. The Miller was, infact, a selfish and self cantered person. He used to say that real friends should have every thing in common. Infact, therewas a wide gap between his sayings and doing, Whatever, he argued about truefriendship,, he himself never acted upon. He would go to see the little Hans just to take pretty flowers and fruits for all the three seasons spring, summer and autumn but inwriter, he suffered a lot from cold and hunger, for he had neither flowers nor fruits to sellin the market for two square meal. So, the Miller never paid his visit to Hans during hishard period of Starvation and never offered him any thing in return. Besides, he told hiswife that there was no good in his going to see the little Hans as long as the snow lasted.He believed that the friends should be left alone in trouble and not be bothered byvisitors.One spring, the greedy Miller went to little Hans carrying a large Basket with himand asked Hans low he had passed the last writer. Hans told him that he had rather badtime in that winter, because he has to sell his silver buttons of Sunday. Coat, silver chain, big pipe and final
y his wheel barrow to combat the hard time of winter season. On this,the Miller promised him to give him his wheel., barrow, indeed outworn, but he never kept his promise. In return, he got a quite full basket of pretty flowers and plank fromHans on the every day of his promise. In the next few days, he made him carry a big sack of flour to the market for sale;
HANS’ SEALFISH FRIEND
: Little Hans had many friends, but the most devoted of allthe friends, was Hugh, the Miller. The Miller was a mean and selfish friend. He took great advantage of Han’s kind nature and almost daily, took flowers or herbs and plums if it was the fruit season. One winter, Hans almost died of starvation, but the selfish Miller,never once called on him or helped him with money or food.
THE MILLER EXPLOITS HANS:
The Miller exploits Hans’s kind nature. On the pretext of giving Hans his wheel-barrow, he made Hans work for him, as if he was his paid servant. The Miller is so small0hearted that he refused, to lend Hans his lantern,when he was going to fetch a Doctor, for his son, who had hurt his leg. Hans was soobliging that he went without it. In fact he gave his life, for the mean Miller. He gotdrowned, in the pool of water,
HANS GIVES HIS LIFE FOR THE CAUSE OF FREINDSHIP:
Hans gives his life, for his cunning and greedy friend. Hans is a simple and a devotedfriend. He is a true friend. He bore all the humiliation, but never once hurt his friend. Hedid not have the heart to refuse or injure the feelings of his dear friend. He is a symbol of true friendship. Such devoted friends are rare in these days.