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Ęsop's Fables: A New Version by T. James, with Illustr. by J. Tenniel ...
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Page xi - The trees went forth on a time to anoint a king over them ; and they said unto the olive tree, Reign thou over us. But the olive tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness, wherewith by me they honour God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees? And the trees said to the fig tree, Come thou, and reign over us.
Page xi - Come thou, and reign over us. And the vine said unto them, Should I leave my wine, which cheereth God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees? Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou, and reign over us. And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow : and if not, let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.
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Page 71 - Wise Men say nothing in dangerous times. The Lion, you know, called the Sheep, to ask her if his Breath smelt: she said, Aye; he bit off her Head for a Fool. He called the Wolf, and asked him: he said, no; he tore him in pieces for a Flatterer. At last he called the Fox, and asked him: truly he had got a Cold and could not smell.
Page 142 - Why, you lazy old fellow!" cried several tongues at once, "how can you ride upon the beast, while that poor little lad there can hardly keep pace by the side of you." The good-natured Miller stood corrected, and immediately took up his Son behind him. They had now almost reached the town. "Pray, honest friend," said a townsman, "is that Ass your own?" "Yes,