The Jackdaw and the Fox





A HALF-FAMISHED JACKDAW seated himself on a fig-tree, which had

produced some fruit entirely out of season, and waited in the

hope that the figs would ripen. A Fox seeing him sitting so long

and learning the reason of his doing so, said to him, "You are

indeed, sir, sadly deceiving yourself; you are indulging a hope

strong enough to cheat you, but which will never reward you with

enjoyment."





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