THE WOLF AND THE SHEEP
A WOLF had been hurt in a fight
with a Bear. He was unable to
move and could not satisfy his
hunger and thirst. A Sheep passed
by near his hiding place, and the
Wolf called to him,
"Please fetch me a drink of
water," he begged; "that might
give me strength enough so I can
get me some solid food."
"Solid food!" said the Sheep.
"That means me, I suppose. If
I should bring you a drink, it
would only serve to wash me down
your throat. Don't talk to me
about a drink!"
A knave's hypocrisy is easily seen through.
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