The Wolf and the House-Dog

163. THE WOLF AND THE HOUSE-DOG. A WOLF, meeting a big well-fed Mastiff with a wooden collar about his neck asked him who it was that fed him so well and yet compelled him to drag that heavy log about wherever he went. “The master,” he replied. Then said the Wolf: “May no friend of mine ever be in such a plight; for the weight of this chain is enough to spoil the appetite.”
Moral. Half a meal with liberty is better than a full one without. [more info]

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