The Old Woman and the Wine-Jar

042. THE OLD WOMAN AND THE WINE-JAR An Old Woman saw an empty Wine-Jar lying on the ground. Though not a drop of the noble Falernian, with which it had been filled, remained, it still yielded a grateful fragrance to the passers-by. The Old Woman, applying her nose as close as she could and snuffing with all her might and main, exclaimed, “Sweet creature! How charming must your contents once have been, when the very dregs are so delicious!” [more info]

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