THE ASS AND HIS DRIVER.
AN Ass being driven along the high road, suddenly
started off, and bolted to the brink of a deep precipice. When he was in the act of throwing himself
over, his owner, seizing him by the tail, endeavored
to pull him back. The Ass, persisting in his effort,
the man let him go and said, "Conquer: but conquer
to your cost."
THE THRUSH AND THE FOWLER.
A THRUSH was feeding on a myrtle-tree, and did not
move from it, on account of the deliciousness of its
berries. A Fowler observing her staying so long in
one spot, having well birdlimed his reeds, caught
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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: 231.
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