Wednesday, September 22, 2010

L'Estrange: A Fox and a Crocodile

There happen'd Contest betwixt a Fox and a Crocodile, upon the Point of Blood and Extraction. The Crocodile amplify'd wonderfully upon his Family, for the Credit of his Ancestors. Friend (says the Fox, smiling upon't) there will need no Herald to prove your Gentility; for your carry the Marks of your Original in your very Skin.

Great Boasters and Lyars have the Fortune still some way of other to disprove themselves.

Source: L'Estrange 102.
Vulpes et Crocodilus

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