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"I am drinking," replied the tippler, with a lugubrious air.  "Why are you drinking?" demanded the little prince.  "So that I may forget," replied the tippler.  "Forget what?" inquired the little prince, who already was sorry for him.  "Forget that I am ashamed," the tippler confessed, hanging his head.  "Ashamed of what?" insisted the little prince, who wanted to help him.  "Ashamed of drinking!" The tipler brought his speech to an end, and shut himself up in an impregnable silence.  And…

Little Prince Illustration. "I am drinking," replied the tippler, with a lugubrious air. "Why are you drinking?" demanded the little prince. "So that I may forget," replied the tippler.

Little Prince Illustration. The fourth planet belonged to a businessman. This man was so much occupied that he did not even raise his head at the little prince's arrival. Chapter 13

Little Prince Illustration. The fourth planet belonged to a businessman. This man was so much occupied that he did not even raise his head at the little prince's arrival.

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The conceited man – asteroid B 326 Wearing a hat as showy as it is ridiculous, the conceited man sees himself as the handsomest and the most intelligent man on his tiny planet. The Little Prince reminds the conceited man that he is, in fact, all alone on his planet, but still the conceited man wishes to be admired and applauded. The Little Prince is perplexed by such insistent vanity: “Grown-ups are really very odd,” he says to himself.

To a child, the grown-up world can be perplexing. Why do they refuse to run around in fields and find shapes in clouds? And why do they assume that children know nothing? Anyone who remembers her child s…