THE MONKEY AND THE DOLPHIN.
A SAILOR, bound on a long voyage, took with him a
Monkey to amuse him while on shipboard. As he
sailed off the coast of Greece, a violent tempest arose,
in which the ship was wrecked, and he, his Monkey,
and all the crew were obliged to swim for their lives.
A Dolphin saw the Monkey contending with the
waves, and supposing him to be a man (whom he is
always said to befriend), came and placed himself
under him, to convey him on his back in safety to
the shore. When the Dolphin arrived with his bur
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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: 171.
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