The Tortoise and the Eagle

040. THE TORTOISE AND THE EAGLE. The tortoise, weary of his condition, by which he was confined to keep upon the ground, and being ambitious to have a prospect and look about him, gave out that if any bird would take him up into the air, and show him the world, he would reward him with a discovery of many precious stones, which he knew were hidden in a certain place of the earth.
The eagle undertook to do as he desired; and when he had performed his commission, demanded the reward: but finding the tortoise could not make good his words, he struck his talons into the softer parts of his body, and made him a sacrifice to his revenge. [more info]

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