The Coppersmith and his Puppy

05. THE COPPERSMITH AND HIS PUPPY. A CERTAIN Coppersmith had a Puppy. While the Coppersmith was at work, the Puppy lay asleep, but when mealtime came, he woke up. So his master, throwing him a bone, said, "You sleepy little wretch of a Puppy, what shall I do with you, you inveterate sluggard? When I am thumping on my anvil, you can go to sleep on the mat, but when I come to work my teeth, immediately you are wide awake and wagging your tail at me." [more info]

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