THE WOLF AND THE LION.
A WOLF having stolen a lamb from a fold, was carrying him off to his lair. A Lion met him in the path,
and, seizing the lamb, took it from him. The Wolf,
standing at a safe distance, exclaimed, "You have
unrighteously taken that which was mine from me."
The Lion jeeringly replied, " It was righteously
yours, eh? the gift of a friend?"
THE ANT AND THE DOVE.
AN ANT went to the bank of a river to quench its
thirst, and, being carried away by the rush of the
stream, was on the point of being drowned. A Dove
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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: 127.
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