AESOP'S FABLES

The Fox and the Lion – AESOP’S FABLES (familiarity destroys fear / acquaintance softens prejudices / acquaintance with evil blinds us to its dangers)

When first a roving fox observed

The lion saunter past,

He trembled like a thing unnerved,

Swung round, and vanished fast.

 

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AESOP'S FABLES

The Wolf and the Lion – AESOP’S FABLES (the strong prevail – what is evil won is evil lost)

A rubber wolf, Who killed a sheep,

Was tugging at his prey,

When came a lion with a leap,

And snatched the prize away.

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