The Geese and the Cranes

15. THE GEESE AND THE CRANES. Some Sports-men that were abroad upon Game, spy'd a Company of Geese and Cranes a Feeding together, and so made in upon 'em as fast as their Horses could carry them. The Cranes that were Light, took Wing immediately, and sav'd themselves, but the Geese were Taken; for they were Fat, and Heavy, and could not Shift so well as the Other.
Light of Body and Light of Purse, comes much to a Case in Troublesome Times; Only the One saves himself by his Activity, and the Other scapes because he is not worth the Taking. [more info]

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