The Shoemaker and the Elves
There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest: but still he could not earn enough to live upon. One morning there stood shoes all ready made. The good man knew not what to say or think at such an odd thing happening. He looked at the workmanship; there was not one false stitch in the whole job; all was so neat and true, that it was quite a masterpiece.