The Fox and the Stork

11. THE FOX AND THE STORK. THE FOX poured out some rich soup upon a flat dish, tantalising the Stork and making him look ridiculous, for the soup, being a liquid, foiled all the efforts of his slender beak. In return for this, when the Stork invited the Fox, he brought the dinner on the table in a jug with a long narrow neck so that while he himself easily inserted his beak and took his fill, the Fox was unable to do the same, and so was properly paid off. [more info]

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