The Piglet, the Sheep, and the Goat





A YOUNG PIG was shut up in a fold-yard with a Goat and a Sheep.

On one occasion when the shepherd laid hold of him, he grunted

and squeaked and resisted violently. The Sheep and the Goat

complained of his distressing cries, saying, "He often handles

us, and we do not cry out." To this the Pig replied, "Your

handling and mine are very different things. He catches you only

for your wool, or your milk, but he lays hold on me for my very

life."





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