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     The Goat and the Ass

There was a Man who once kept a Goat and an Ass.

 The Goat, envying the Ass on account of his greater abundance of food, said, "How shamefully you are treated: at one time having mill, and at another carrying heavy burdens"; and he further advised him to pretend to be epileptic and fall into a ditch and so obtain rest.

 The Ass listened to his words, and falling into a ditch, was very much bruised. His master, sending for a leech, asked his advice. He bade him pour upon the wounds the lungs of a Goat. They at once killed the Goat, and so healed the Ass..




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