The Master and his Dogs

23. THE MASTER AND HIS DOGS. A man, weather-bound in his country home, was obliged to kill his sheep and his goats and his pigs, to keep his family from starving. The storm continuing, he was compelled to kill his working oxen, which his Dogs observing, took counsel among themselves and said, “We must be off, for if he spares not his oxen who work for him, what can we expect?" MORAL. He is to be shunned who does not spare his own. [more info]

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