The Wolf, The Fox, and the Ape

117. THE WOLF, THE FOX, AND THE APE. The wolf indicted the fox of felony before the ape, who upon that occasion was appointed special judge of the cause. The fox gave in his answer to the wolf’s accusation, and denied the fact. So after a fair hearing on both sides, the ape gave judgment to this purpose: “I am of opinion that you,” says he to the wolf, “never lost the goods you sue for: and as for you,” turning to the fox, “I make no question,” said he, “but you have stolen what is laid to your charge, at least.” And thus the court was dismissed, with this public censure passed upon each party. [more info]

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