The Lion and the Three Bulls

11. THE LION AND THE THREE BULLS. There was a party of Three Bulls that Struck up a League to Keep and Feed together, and to be One and All, in case of a Common Enemy. If the Lyon could have Met with any of them Single, he would have done His Work, but so long as they Stuck to This Confederacy, there was No Dealing with them. They fell to Variance at last among Themselves: The Lyon made his Advantage of it, and then with Great Ease he Gain'd his End.
This is to tell us the Advantage, the Necessity, and the Force of Union; And that Division brings Ruin. [more info]

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