THE HORSE AND GROOM.
A GROOM used to spend whole days in currycombing and rubbing down his Horse, but at the same
time stole his oats, and sold them for his own profit. "Alas!" said the Horse, "if you really wish me to
be in good condition, you should groom me less, and
feed me more."
Honesty is the best policy.
THE ASS AND THE LAP-DOG.
A MAN had an Ass, and a Maltese Lap-dog, a very
great beauty. The Ass was left in a stable, and had
plenty of oats and hay to eat, just as any other Ass
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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: 69.
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