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THE DOG AND HIS MASTER'S DINNER
A DOG had learned to carry
his master's dinner to him every
day. He was very faithful to his
duty, though the smell of the good
things in the basket tempted him.
The Dogs in the neighborhood
noticed him carrying the basket
and soon discovered what was in
it. They made several attempts
to steal it from him. But he always guarded it faithfully.
Then one day all the Dogs in
the neigrllborhood got together and
met him on his way with the
basket. The Dog tried to run
away from them. But at last he
stopped to argue.
That was his mistake. They
soon made him feel so ridiculous
that he dropped the basket and
seized a large piece of roast meat
intended for his master's dinner.
"Very well," he said, "you
divide the rest."
Do not stop to argue with temptation.