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THE LION AND THE ASS
 A LION and an Ass agreed to
go hunting together. In their
search for game the hunters saw
a number of Wild Goats run into
a cave, and laid plans to catch
them. The Ass was to go into
the cave and drive the Goats
out, while the Lion would stand
at the entrance to strike them
The plan worked beautifully.
The Ass made such a frightful
din in the cave, kicking and
braying with all his might, that
the Goats came running out in a
panic of fear, only to fall victim
to the Lion.
The Ass came proudly out of
"Did you see how I made
them run?" he said.
"Yes, indeed," answered the
Lion, "and if I had not known
you and your kind I should
certainly have run, too."
The loud-mouthed boaster does not impress nor frighten those who know him.