THE DOGS AND THE HIDES.
SOME Dogs, famished with hunger, saw some cow
hides steeping in a river. Not being able to reach
them, they agreed to drink up the river: but it fell
out that they burst themselves with drinking long
before they reached the hides.
Attempt not impossibilities.
THE JACKDAW AND THE FOX.
A HALF-FAMISHED Jackdaw seated himself on a figtree, which had produced some fruit entirely out of
season, and waited in the hope that the figs would
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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: 223.
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