44. THE DONKEY IN THE LION'S SKIN.
Once a Donkey, wondering
How it felt to be a King,
Donned a Lion's skin he found
Left by hunters on the ground.
Thus in Regal Robe arrayed,
All the other Beasts, dismayed
When they saw him coming, fled,
Save the Fox, who laughed and said,
"You're no Lion, that I know
By your voice, my friend, for tho'
I've seen some Lions in my day,
I've yet to hear a Lion bray!" [more info]