Chapter 19

Thelittleprinceclimbedahighmountain. Theonlymountainshehadeverknownwerethethreevolcanoes,whichcameuptohisknee. Andheusedtheextinctvolcanoasafootstool. "Fromamountainashighasthisone,"hesaidtohimself,"I’llgetaviewofthewholeplanetandallthepeopleonit..." Buthesawnothingbutrockypeaksassharpasneedles. 

"Hello,"hesaid,justincase. 

"Hello..."hello..."hello..."theechoanswered. 

"Whoareyou? "askedthelittleprince. 

"Whoareyou...whoareyou...whoareyou..."theechoanswered. 

"Let’sbefriends. I’mlonely,"hesaid. 

"I’mlonely...I’mlonely...I’mlonely..."theechoanswered. 

"Whatapeculiarplanet! "hethought. "It’salldryandsharpandhard. Andpeopleherehavenoimagination. Theyrepeatwhateveryousaytothem. WhereIliveIhadaflower: Shealwaysspokefirst..." 

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