The Vine and the Goat

180. THE VINE AND THE GOAT There was a Vine teeming with ripe fruit and tender shoots, when a wanton Goat came up and gnawed the bark, and browsed upon the young leaves. “I will revenge myself on you,” said the Vine, “for this insult; for when in a few days you are brought as a victim to the altar, the juice of my grapes shall be the dew of death upon thy forehead.”
Retribution, though late, comes at last. [more info]

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