The Dog, the Cock, and the Fox





A DOG and a Cock being great friends, agreed to travel together.

At nightfall they took shelter in a thick wood. The Cock flying

up, perched himself on the branches of a tree, while the Dog

found a bed beneath in the hollow trunk. When the morning

dawned, the Cock, as usual, crowed very loudly several times. A

Fox heard the sound, and wishing to make a breakfast on him, came

and stood under the branches, saying how earnestly he desired to

make the acquaintance of the owner of so magnificent a voice.

The Cock, suspecting his civilities, said: "Sir, I wish you would

do me the favor of going around to the hollow trunk below me, and

waking my porter, so that he may open the door and let you in."

When the Fox approached the tree, the Dog sprang out and caught

him, and tore him to pieces.





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