The Faithless Partridge

41. THE FAITHLESS PARTRIDGE. A falconer one day caught a partridge in his net. As he was taking it out to kill it, the bird begged earnestly that his life might be spared, promising that if this were granted him, he would in return help the falconer by enticing other partridges into the net.
"No!" answered the falconer, when the bird had finished speaking, "even if I had meant to spare your life before, I would not do it now: your own words have condemned you, for he who is such a wretch as to offer to betray his friends in order to save himself, deserves if possible to die a hundred deaths." [more info]

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