Chapter 21

Itwasthenthatthefoxappeared. 

"Goodmorning,"saidthefox. 

"Goodmorning,"thelittleprinceansweredpolitely,thoughwhenheturnedaroundhesawnothing. 

"I’mhere,"thevoicesaid,"undertheappletree." 

"Whoareyou? "thelittleprinceasked. "You’reverypretty..." 

"I’mafox,"thefoxsaid. 

"Comeandplaywithme,"thelittleprinceproposed. "I’mfeelingsosad." 

"Ican’tplaywithyou,"thefoxsaid. "I’mnottamed." 

"Ah!Excuseme,"saidthelittleprince. Butuponreflectionheadded, "Whatdoestamedmean?" 

"You’renotfromaroundhere,"thefoxsaid. "Whatareyoulookingfor?" 

"I’mlookingforpeople,"saidthelittleprince. "Whatdoestamedmean?" 

"People,"saidthefox,"havegunsandtheyhunt. It’squitetroublesome. Andtheyalsoraisechickens. That’stheonlyinterestingthingaboutthem. Areyoulookingforchickens?" 

"No,"saidthelittleprince,"I’mlookingforfriends. Whatdoestamedmean?" 

"It’ssomethingthat’sbeentoooftenneglected. Itmeans,tocreateties..." 

"Tocreateties?" 

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