The Ass in the Lion's Skin

157. THE ASS IN THE LION'S SKIN An Ass having put on a Lion’s skin, roamed about, frightening all the silly animals he met with, and, seeing a Fox, he tried to alarm him also. But Reynard, having heard his voice, said, “Well, to be sure! And I should have been frightened too, if I had not heard you bray.”
They who assume a character that does not belong to them generally betray themselves by overacting it. [more info]

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