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By Aesop.; John Esten Keller; L Clark Keating

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Then the Lion took Androcles to his cave, and every day used to bring him meat from which to live. But shortly afterwards both Androcles and the Lion were captured, and the slave was sentenced to be thrown to the Lion, continued . . 44 after the latter had been kept without food for several days. The Emperor and all his Court came to see the spectacle, and Androcles was led out into the middle of the arena. Soon the Lion was let loose from his den, and rushed bounding and roaring towards his victim.

So the Woodman seized his axe and with one stroke cut the Serpent in two. ” No gratitude from the wicked. 36 The Bald Man and the Fly There once was a Bald Man who sat down after work on a hot summer’s day. A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, stinging him from time to time. The Man aimed a blow at his little enemy, but his palm came on his head instead; and again the Fly tormented him. ” You will only injure yourself if you take notice of despicable enemies. 37 The Fox and the Stork At one time the Fox and the Stork were on visiting terms and seemed very good friends.

53 even the Belly in its dull quiet way was doing necessary work for the Body, and that all must work together or the Body will go to pieces. All must work together. 54 The Hart in the Ox-Stall A Hart hotly pursued by a Hunter’s hounds fled for refuge into an ox-stall, and buried itself in a large bale of hay, leaving nothing to be seen but the tips of its horns. Soon after the Hunter came and asked if any one had seen the Hart. The stable boys, who had been resting after their dinner, looked round, but could see nothing, and the Hunters went away.

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