AZRAEL mourned to see the starved and stunted lives of men and he complained of God for leaving them in such evil case.
And God said, "Are they worse than the bushes in the jungle? " Azrael said, " No, but the jungle bushes are also diseased from crowding one another."
So God planted the jungle bushes in the Garden and Azrael watered them and tended them and they grew straight and tall.
But behold, new blights and strange diseases appeared on them, and when the storm struck they were rooted out of the soft earth.
But the great trees in the jungle lifted up their heads and laughed.