THE WOLF AND THE SHEPHERD
A WOLF had been prowling
around a flock of Sheep for a long
time, and the Shepherd watched
very anxiously to prevent him
from carrying off a Lamb. But
the Wolf did not try to do any
harm. Instead he seemed to be
helping the Shepherd take care of
the Sheep. At last the Shepherd
got so used to seeing the Wolf
about that he forgot how wicked
he could be.
One day he even went so far
as to leave his flock in the Wolf's
care while he went on an errand.
But when he came back and saw
how many of the flock had been
killed and carried off, he knew
how foolish to trust a Wolf.
Once a wolf, always a wolf.
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