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Aesop's Fables by  J. H. Stickney


 

 

A FOX AND A CRAB

[75]

A
HUNGRY Fox surprised a Crab, who had left the sea and was lying upon the beach.

"What good luck, to find a breakfast so easily," said the Fox, as he pounced upon him.

"Well," said the Crab, when he found that he was to be eaten, "this comes of going where I have no business; I should have stayed in the water, where I belonged."


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