There was a rich man who had a great feast, so
he invited all his friends and relatives.
His Dog reward himself of the occasion to
invite a stranger Dog, a friend of his, saying,
"My master gives a feast, and there is always
much food remaining; come and have a feast with
The Dog thus invited went at the hour appointed,
and seeing the preparations for so grand an
entertainment, said in the joy of his heart,
"How glad I am that I came! I do not often get
such a chance as this. I will take care and eat
enough for me both today and tomorrow."
While he was congratulating himself and
wagging his tail to convey his pleasure to his
friend, the Cook saw him moving about among his
dishes and, seizing him by his fore and hind
paws, bundled him without ceremony out of the
He fell with force upon the ground and
walk away, howling terribly.
soon attracted other street dogs, who came up to
him and inquired how he had enjoyed his supper.
He replied, "Why, to tell you the truth, I drank
so much wine that I remember nothing. I do not
know how I got out of the house."