Aesop's fables : with a life of Aesop by Aesop.; John Esten Keller; L Clark Keating

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He then went to the Beasts, but soon had to retreat, or else they would continued . . 46 have torn him to pieces. “Ah,” said the Bat, “I see now. ’” He that is neither one thing nor the other has no friends. 47 The Hart and the Hunter The Hart was once drinking from a pool and admiring the noble figure he made there. “Ah,” said he, “where can you see such noble horns as these, with such antlers! But I wish I had legs more worthy to bear such a noble crown. ” At that moment a Hunter approached and sent an arrow whistling after him.

So the Wolf and the Dog went towards the town together. On the way there the Wolf noticed that the hair on a certain part of the Dog’s neck was very much worn away, so he asked him how that had come about. “Oh, it is nothing,” said the Dog. “That is only the place where continued . . ” said the Wolf. ” Better starve free than be a fat slave. 52 The Belly and the Members One fine day it occurred to the Members of the Body that they were doing all the work and the Belly was having all the food.

As he came near, the Lion put out his paw, which was all swollen and bleeding, and Androcles found that a huge thorn had got into it and was causing all the pain. He pulled out the thorn and bound up the paw of the Lion, who was soon able to rise and lick the hand of Androcles like a dog. Then the Lion took Androcles to his cave, and every day used to bring him meat from which to live. But shortly afterwards both Androcles and the Lion were captured, and the slave was sentenced to be thrown to the Lion, continued .

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