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The Aesop for Children by  Milo Winter




[55] SOME DOGS found the skin of a Lion and furiously began to tear it with their teeth. A Fox chanced to see there and laughed scornfully.

"If that Lion had been alive," he said, "it would have been a very different story. He would have made you feel how much sharper his claws are than your teeth.

It is easy and also contemptible to kick a man that is down.

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