THE FOX IN THE WELL
AN unlucky Fox fell into a well, and cried out for
help. A Wolf heard him, and looked down to see what
the matter was.
 "Ah!" said the Fox, "pray lend a hand, friend, and get
me out of this."
"Poor creature," said the Wolf, "how did this come
about? How long have you been here? You must be very
"Come, come," says the Fox, "this is no time for
pitying and asking questions; get me out of the well
first, and I will tell you all about it afterwards."