FABLES OF ÆSOP.
THE LION AND THE MOUSE.
A LION was awakened from sleep by a Mouse running over his face. Rising up in anger, he caught
him and was about to kill him, when the Mouse
piteously entreated, saying: "If you would only
spare my life, I would be sure to repay your kindness." The Lion laughed and let him go. It
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Book title: Three Hundred and Fifty Aesop's Fables.
Contributors: George Fyler Townsend - Translator, Harrison Weir - Illustrator, Aesop - Author.
Publisher: Belford, Clarke.
Place of publication: Chicago.
Publication year: 1882.
Page number: 35.
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