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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