The Forester and the Lion

054. THE FORESTER AND THE LION. The forester meeting with a lion one day, they discoursed together for a while without differing much in opinion. At last a dispute happening to arise about the point of superiority between a man and a lion; and the man wanting a better argument, showed the lion a marble monument, on which was placed the statue of a man striding over a vanquished lion.
“If this,” says the lion, “is all you have to say for it, let us be the carvers, and we will make the lion striding over the man.” [more info]

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