The Frog and the Fox

004. THE FROG AND THE FOX. A frog leaping out of the lake, and taking the advantage of a rising ground, made proclamation to all the beasts of the forest, that he was an able physician, and, for curing all manner of distempers, would turn his back to no person living. This discourse, uttered in a parcel of hard, cramp words, which nobody understood, made the beasts admire his learning, and give credit to everything he said.
At last, the fox, who was present, with indignation asked him how he could have the impudence, with those thin lantern jaws, that meagre, pale phiz, and plotched spotted body, to set up for one who was able to cure the infirmities of others? [more info]

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