The Boy Bathing

159. THE BOY BATHING A Boy was bathing in a river, and, getting out of his depth, was on the point of sinking, when he saw a wayfarer coming by, to whom he called out for help with all his might and main. The Man began to read the Boy a lecture for his foolhardiness; but the urchin cried out, “O, save me now, sir! And read me the lecture afterwards.” [more info]

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