THE HARE AND THE HOUND.
A HOUND having started a Hare from his form, after
a long run, gave up the chase. A Goat-herd seeing
him stop, mocked him, saying, "The little one is the
best runner of the two." The Hound replied, "You
do not see the difference between us: I was only
running for a dinner, but he, for his life."
THE OAK AND THE WOODCUTTERS.
THE Woodcutters cut down a Mountain Oak, split it
in pieces, making wedges of its own branches for
dividing the trunk, and for saving their labor. The
Oak said with a sigh, "I do not care about the blows
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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: 149.
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