A Country dog was pleased to meet
A Wolf, his wild relation,
And held a chat on this and that
In friendly conversation.
“Your life is hard,” the dog declared.
“You often miss your dinner.
So come with me and you will see
A regular meat-winner.
Continue reading “The Dog and the Wolf / Better starve free than be a fat slave & there is nothing worth so much as liberty”
A dog who wished a noonday rest
Observed a manger none possessed,
And soon in pleasant sleep he lay.
Then came an unexpected guest —
An ox in search of hay.
Continue reading “The Dog in the Manger /What a selfish dog”
Clutching a juicy chunk of steak, a dog
Was gladly homeward bound,
When crossing a small stream upon a log
He saw another bound, —
Continue reading “The Dog and His Reflection / All covet, all lose. It is very foolish to be greedy”