|"Those puppies are almost out of time too," said Mrs. Spider looking
at them. Mr. Bumble could not hold back his tears.
"Do you mind if I have those?" asked Mrs. Spider.
"Have what?" asked the bee.
"Your tears of course," said Mrs. Spider.
"Why do you want my tears?" asked the bee.
"I am saving them in my web," replied Mrs. Spider, who was always
"I thought you used your web to catch food?" asked Mr. Bumble.
Mrs. Spider laughed. "There is plenty of food here for me,"
"There is always a feast of fleas and flies. My web is a different
kind of web."