The Goat and the Lion

081. THE GOAT AND THE LION. The lion, seeing a goat upon a steep craggy rock, where he could not come at him, asked him what delight he could take to skip from one precipice to another all day, and venture the breaking of his neck every moment? “I wonder,” says he, “you will not come down, and feed on the plain here, where there is such plenty of good grass, and fine sweet herbs.”
“Why,” replies the goat, “I cannot but say your opinion is right; but you look so very hungry and designing, that, to tell you the truth, I do not care to venture my person where you are.” [more info]

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