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THE HARE AND THE PIG
 A HARE and a pig once agreed to leap
over a ditch. The hare went a great way,
and fell into it, just short by an inch. The
pig went some way and fell into it; but
far behind the hare. Yet they were eager
to know which of them leapt more, and
was therefore the better animal.
So they said to a fox, who had been
watching the race, "Will you tell us
which of us is superior, and which inferior,
in the race?"
The fox said, "Both in the ditch: cant