The Thief and the Dog

120. THE THIEF AND THE DOG. A Thief coming to rob a house would have stopped the barking of a Dog by throwing sops to him. “Away with you!” said the Dog; “I had my suspicions of you before, but this excess of civility assures me that you are a rogue.”
A bribe in hand betrays mischief at heart. [more info]

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