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have eaten of the tree called Environal Response; but to prevent you making any more you shall henceforth forever be mute.” And it was so.

There he is to-day, of vast stature, the tallest in the world, only two hoofs on each foot, no horns, voiceless — a huge creature, truly; but his heart is still the heart of the timid little Antelope, and the days of his kind are numbered.

While those of his race who were content as Allah meant them to be — nothing but swift — still dwell in safety on their wild, free deserts in the Land of the Sun.

Moral: Any fool can improve on creation.