The Fox and the Grapes

28. THE FOX AND THE GRAPES. A fox who was very hungry, as he had been looking for food for several days and had found none, came at last to a vineyard. There he saw beautiful purple grapes hanging from a high trellis. He leapt up to snatch at them, but he did not leap high enough. He tried again and again and yet again until he was quite tired out, and still he could not reach even one of them. At last, seeing that he would have to go without, he passed on, muttering, "Well, what does it matter? The grapes are sour." [more info]

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