A FOX entered the house of an actor, and, rummaging through all his properties, came upon a Mask, an admirable imitation of a human head. He placed his paws on it, and said, "What a beautiful head! yet it is of no value, as it entirely wants brains."
A LION, greatly desirous of fighting a Bull, and yet afraid to attack him on account of his great size, resorted to a trick to ensure his destruction. He approached him and said, "I have slain a fine sheep, my friend; and if you will come home and partake of him with me, I shall be delighted to have your company." The Lion said this in the hope that, as the Bull was in the act of reclining to eat, he might
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Publication information: 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: 189.
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